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Billing Clerk

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago
Updated: March 24th, 2022
Salary : $17.17 - $23.22 / hourly
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(907) 826-3275
Contact Name: City of Craig HR

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Summary

Under the Finance Director, the Billing Clerk performs and completes the necessary tasks for accurate accounting records in Accounts Receivable and Utility Billing.

 

Responsibilities

  • Process and generate all monthly, quarterly, and annual billing cycles that include: utilities (water, sewer & garbage), wharfage, moorage, miscellaneous fees, property tax, sales tax, deposits, EMS fees, and property leases.
  • Process and file all reports for Accounts Receivable and distribute monthly reports to EMS, Public Works, and Harbor Department.
  • Reconcile Accounts Receivable ledger ending balance with all customer aging reports. Reconcile Deposits Payable ledger ending balance with the customer accounts listing. Reconcile ledgers to general ledger accounts.
  • Update and maintain all billing cycles, maintain a listing of customer deposits, refund the moorage and all other utility deposits at the appropriate time. Apply or refund deposits as per City of Craig ordinances.
  • Process and complete past due statements, turn-off notices, and disconnect notices for utilities. Communicate with Public Works Department concerning utility connections and disconnections.
  • Calculate interest monthly on all outstanding billings accept payment plans.
  • General response and filing of correspondence concerning past due accounts, inquiries, and changes in account status including an explanation of charges.
  • Collection of delinquent and credit bureau accounts.
  • Provide Treasurer with aged receivable reports at the time of processing monthly billings.
  • Assist Receptionist with answering telephones, providing sales tax resale exemption applications, senior citizen exemption applications to citizens, and other customer relations as needed.
  • Coordinate with the City Treasurer in regards to delinquent real property tax accounts for lien procedures.
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner and in accordance with City of Craig ordinances.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must be prompt and courteous to all customers, have knowledge of office machines including fax, 10-key calculator, and computers.
  • Must be detail-oriented, punctual, flexible, able to meet deadlines, and able to multi-task.
  • Must be able to pass drug test.

Education and/or Experience

  • Post secondary accounting education preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Benefits

  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Workers' Compensation Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Public Employee Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Savings)
  • Educational/Training Assistance