State of Nevada ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT I in Nevada



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Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Motor Vehicles

Division: Administrative Services Division

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 29901

Open to all qualified persons.



Close Date:





Phone: (775)687-9057


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The Position

Accounting Assistants perform clerical accounting work in the maintenance of accounts and accounting records for State agencies.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

This position is located in our Carson City DMV Administrative Services Division within the Revenue Recovery Section. Incumbents may perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. Incumbents spend a majority of the time assisting customers over the phone, and perform a variety of complex transactions associated with debt recovery including a basic understanding of the statutes, laws, regulations and knowledge of agency policies and procedures involving the recovery of debt. This position is responsible for the receiving, reviewing and processing of returned unpaid items.

Communicate with debtors to resolve issues and/or follow up on the status of accounts. Reconcile data and resolve discrepancies. Receive and process appropriate documents to initiate debts, and prepare spreadsheets and letters relating to debt recovery. The applicant must be able to multitask and have an organized approach to all aspects of his/her work. Additionally the applicant must be reliable and accurate on the job.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Graduation from high school or equivalent and one year of clerical experience, six months of which included accounts payable and/or accounts receivable responsibility; and the use of computer spreadsheets and a calculator by touch; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education supplemented by successful completion of a one-semester college course in bookkeeping or one year of high school bookkeeping and six months of clerical experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

Additional Position Experience

This position requires work experience in a public assistance setting that included working with collection accounts or accounts receivable.

Microsoft Word Intermediate level

Microsoft Excel Intermediate level

Data Entry

Type at least 30 wpm.

The Examination

If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).


The exam will consist of a written weighted 100%.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.

The following are the number of questions in each category of the exam:

20 - Office Operations and Practices

20 - Following Written Instructions & Reading Skills

10 - Arithmetic

20 - English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

15 - Computer Usage

15 - Interpersonal & Customer Service Skills


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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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