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Job Opportunity Notice

Announcement Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Closing Date: Friday, October 26, 2018

Title: Fixed Assets Clerk Office: Finance
Salary: $11.27 - $15.77 Grade: Temporary/As-Needed

Job Title: Fixed Assets Clerk

Finance Department

Specific Statement of Job

The fixed asset clerk position is accountable for recording the cost of newly acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible), tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets.

Essential Job Functions

• Assigns tag numbers to fixed assets. • Conducts periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets. • Adds controlled and capitalized assets to the fixed assets database. Enters straightforward information (i.e., asset number, class code, acquisition date, simple description and historical cost). May enter additional information as required. • Affixes inventory tags to designated assets and equipment. Replaces damaged asset tags. • Maintains perpetual inventory records by gathering inventory data, completing required forms/logs and entering, deleting and correcting inventory. May maintain pending fixed asset files. • Performs field inventory by physically locating, identifying and counting assets. • Builds exception file and prints reports. Locates missing inventory, performs location transfers and reconciles exceptions. Prints inventory summary and status reports. May assist in scheduled closing procedures. • Performs disposal transactions to remove assets from service. Records proceeds from sale/retirement of assets to allow calculation of gain/losses. • Investigates the potential obsolescence of fixed assets.

Education, Experience and Certification Requirements

Requires a high school diploma or GED One year of inventory control, materials management, record keeping or clerical experience preferred. Knowledge of personal computer based applications including word and excel. Driver’s license required.

ADA Requisites

Physical Requirements: Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate, though not constant physical effort typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which involves some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (up to 20 pounds). Task may extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Outside work is required occasionally.

Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.

Interpersonal Communications: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving direction and instruction from supervisor.

Language Ability: Requires ability to read a variety of policies and procedures, purchase requisitions, bid documents, vendor catalogs, inventory lists, etc. Requires the ability to prepare inventory records and various other routine records and reports with proper format. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control and confidence.

Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply rational systems to solve practical problems where only limited standardization exists; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form. Requires the ability to learn and understand principles techniques; to make routine independent judgements in absence of supervision; to acquire knowledge of topics related to primary occupation. Must have ability to comprehend and interpret received information.

Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers and vendors.

Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to add and subtract totals, to multiply and divide, to determine percentages and decimals and to determine time. Requires the use of basic algebra.

Forms/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape, and visually read various information .

Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes using specialized equipment and standard office machinery.

Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, keyboards, office equipment, control knobs, buttons, switches, catches, etc. Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes peripheral vision. Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to perform under stress when confronted with emergency situations or tight deadlines.

Fairfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer