Position Vacancy – CLOSED



Part-Time Finance Clerk

 The City of Three Rivers is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time Finance Clerk I position.  Assisting the financial coordinator, incumbent will perform a variety of clerical and financial responsibilities including but not limited receiving and verifying invoices and requisitions for goods and services, verifying that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures, preparing batches of invoices for approval, and entering them into the AP system for payment and processing various AP reports, preparing and managing the weekly check runs, preparing vendor checks for mailing, preparing manual checks as required, maintaining the accounts payable system and general ledger system, reconciling encumbrances, and preparing year-end 1099 reporting for vendor payments.  Incumbent will perform other office related duties as assigned.

Within six (6) months, incumbents are expected to work with minimal supervision, within existing accounting policies and procedures; able to prioritize and successfully complete multiple work assignments; initiate, plan, organize and carry through projects; work quickly and accurately with numeric calculations; ability to interpret and explain financial policies and procedures; and provide excellent customer service to the general public in a professional courteous manner even in stressful situations.

Minimum requirements:  High School graduate or GED; at least 2 college semesters/terms in accounting; minimum of 1-year related work experience; strong customer relations, organizational and computer skills, ability to maintain high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial data, and advanced analytical, problem solving and decision making skills; valid Michigan driver’s license; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the essential knowledge, skills and abilities.  Associate Degree in Accounting with at least 2-years related work experience preferred.  Union position, starting pay rate: $11.40/hour; after completion of 1 year of service rate will be $14.25.  Work hours: up to 24 hours per week.

Applications are available by clicking here or at Three Rivers City Hall, 333 W. Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, MI 49093.  Applicants must submit all of the following: Cover letter, Official Employment Application form, Release of Information form, resume, copy of HS/College diploma or GED (as applicable) and MI Driver’s License to: Brandi DeRuiter, Assistant to City Manager, City of Three Rivers, at the above listed address. Ph: (269) 273-1075 (Ext. 105), Fax: (269) 273-3132, Email: bderuiter@threeriversmi.org.  Applications accepted until February 5, 2014.

Official Application