Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association

Cambridge Police - Accounting Clerk

  • 16 Apr 2021 1:00 PM
    Message # 10319601
    Marilyn Gordon (Administrator)

    The City of Cambridge Police Department is seeking an account clerk to perform various duties associated with daily operations of the Detail Office, Records Management Unit and Office of Planning, Budget & Personnel. Performs daily cashier duties including sole responsibility for processing and balancing payments for services and other department revenues, accounting for receipt and disbursement of cash transactions, and reconciling cash management system and account statements for the unit. Provides reports of cash reconciliation to the Office of Planning, Budget, and Personnel.

    Minimum Requirements:  Proficient in Microsoft applications particularly Excel and Word.  Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Well-organized with good record keeping skills. Demonstrated customer service experience. Must be able to deal with the diverse general public in a professional manner.  Good problem-solving techniques. At least one-year administrative support experience in accounts payable/receivable, finance, and/or debt collection. Bachelors’ degree in accounting or related field preferred.  Quicken and PeopleSoft Financials experience preferred. As part of the interview process, the City may require candidates to take and pass a computer skills proficiency test in Microsoft Outlook and Excel.

    RATE: $18.72 - $25.83/hour + excellent benefits

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit both your resume and letter of interest no later than 8 pm on 5/3/21 via email to: or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. We are an AA/EEO Employer. For a complete job description see link

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525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA  02482

Phone: +1 (781) 489-7511


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