Clark County, NV FINANCIAL OFFICE ASSISTANT I in Las Vegas, Nevada



$30,617.60 - $47,444.80 Annually


Clark County - Las Vegas, NV

Job Type



Water Reclamation District

Job Number



3/27/2018 5:01 PM Pacific

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REVISED: This recruitment is limited to the first 300 applications received, and will close without notice, regardless if the closing date has been reached, when that number is received.


Provides a variety of routine to difficult fiscal, financial, payroll, and accounting office support to various County and local agency offices in either a centralized financial or departmental setting; may perform general office support duties, including typing, word processing and filing.


Financial Office Assistant I - is the entry-level class of this financial office support series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents learn fiscal office, County and/or agency procedures. As experience is gained, there is greater independence of action within established guidelines. This class is alternately staffed with Financial Office Assistant II and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency, which meet the qualifications of the higher-level class.

Financial Office Assistant II - is the journey level class of this series, fully competent to perform a variety of responsible fiscal, accounting and financial record keeping support duties. All positions are characterized by the presence of clear guidelines from which to make decisions and the availability of supervision in non-routine circumstances. This class is distinguished from Senior Financial Office Assistant in that the latter assigns, directs and reviews the work of a small financial office support staff. This class is also distinguished from Financial Office Specialist in that the latter performs the most difficult, technical, complex and/or specialized financial, business and accounting office support.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

DD-214's may be faxed to 702-668-8069


Education and Experience:

Financial Office Assistant I - Equivalent to graduation from high school AND one (1) year of full-time general clerical experience. Experience in a financial setting preferred.

Financial Office Assistant II - In addition to the above, one (1) year of full-time financial OR accounting assistant experience.

Working Conditions: Specified positions may require working evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Matches invoices, receiving reports and other requests for payment with purchase order or contract documents; ensures proper authorization and compliance with departmental, County or agency policies and procedures. Inputs information to a computer system or manually prepares forms to produce payments; reconciles and prepares payment requests for non-purchase order expenditures such as utility and contract payments. Provides information to vendors regarding invoices and purchase orders. Processes bails, fines, fees, charges, taxes and other monies due to the County; serves as cashier and receives payments and balances monies on a regular basis. Assists with the production of various periodic billings, receives checks by mail and processes and balances accordingly; audits accounts receivable. Answers factual questions regarding departmental, County or agency policies and ordinances. Processes returned checks, conveys to proper person to effect collection and makes appropriate entries to files and/or ledgers. Maintains accounting, financial and statistical records and prepares periodic or special reports. Posts information to ledgers, journals and reports; totals and balances figures, proofs data and makes corrections as required. Prepares, reviews and processes time reports; calculates complex differential, premium and shift pay rates; processes personnel actions, employee benefits and changes; provides benefits and payroll information to employees. Processes centralized or departmental payroll records and documentation. Reviews and audits changes to County tax roll, calculates payments due on bonds and special assessments. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May assist with departmental cost accounting and budget preparation by posting information, typing materials or totaling figures. Performs a variety of general office support duties such as typing, proofreading, filing, answering the telephone and using standard office equipment.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan

  • Disability Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employer-Paid Retirement

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Credit Union Eligibility

  • Nevada has no State Income Tax