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Accounting Clerk II

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Job Location:
Business and Financial Services

The Accounting Clerk II will provide administrative and accounting support for the WVHEPC Finance and Facility Division functionality and assist on projects and routine matters as requested. This position uses initiative in carrying out recurring assignments.

Classification: Full-time, Classified, Non-Exempt, Benefits-Eligible


Primarily responsible for the planning and coordination of key annual initiatives.

Responsible for the planning, logistics, execution and wrap up of the Finance and Facilities Division conferences.

Serve as a primary liaison with interagency personnel, other state agencies, institutions of higher education, and outside entities.

Provide administrative support and coordination to effectuate smooth and efficient operation of the Finance and Facilities Division.

Clerical support for re-occurring and special projects and events.

Track important projects and assignments given to Division staff, follow-up on requests made to and from the Division; keep management informed.

Assist in in the daily finance operations for maintaining the general accounting records of the agency and other assigned accounting entities.

Prepare and maintain audit documents, spreadsheets, charts, forms, letters, and procedure manuals.

Maintain electronic logs and/or paper files of division documents.

Assist in the processing of the Finance Division’s daily operations such as, federal and state grants; deposits and invoices; procurement and payroll.


Requires a high school diploma, preferable in vocational bookkeeping, accounting, or administrative support fields of study.

Requires one year of recent relevant work experience.

Associate degree in business or accounting or related field preferred.

Prefer candidate with experience using State of WV governmental accounting/fiscal system, wvOASIS.

Any acceptable combination of education, training and experience will be considered.


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop schedules and meet timelines.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize work.
  • General understanding of federal, state, and local processing regulations.
  • Analytical ability to apply policies and guidelines to present situations.
  • Ability to draw logical conclusions and organize information.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques of government accounting and auditing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, regional and national stakeholders, program leaders, and the public.
  • Ability to foster teamwork, positively influence others, and work cooperatively and effectively, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Skill in operating computer software and programs related to accounting. Proficient ability to use various software products such as Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Access, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Review of applications begins October 2, 2023. However, applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Application Process: In addition to filling out the online application, qualified candidates must submit a letter of interest, a current resume and three professional references.

Details of relevant experience must be shown in the work section of your application to receive credit for your experience.

Final candidates are subject to employment and credential verification, as well as reference and background checks.

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