JOB: SENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK- Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park, CA

SENIOR ACCOUNT CLERK- Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park, CA         $23.51-$29.37 Hourly    


Today, our county-wide library system serves approximately 495,000 residents in the cities, towns and communities of Cloverdale, Cotati, Guerneville, Healdsburg, Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Sonoma and Windsor. Through library services and programs at our 14 locations, online, and through targeted outreach, we embrace our mission to bring information, ideas, and people together to build a stronger community.

We are known nationally for our innovation and locally for our connection to our residents and communities. We are a community hub where learning, the arts, technology, and people intersect and thrive.

Sonoma County Library values diversity, empowerment, community, unity, kindness, connection, and equity. We are committed to diversity and inclusion in the recruiting and hiring of staff.


Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.

Under general supervision, provides excellent customer service, performs complex clerical work in connection with keeping and reviewing financial and statistical records, provides support to the benefits processing and payroll administration functions, and performs related duties as required.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:

Performs a variety of account support duties related to accounts receivable and accounts payable, including posting, balancing, adjusting, and maintaining manual and computerized account and financial records according to established policies and procedures.

Maintains a variety of ledgers, registers, and journals; reconciles transactions and data as directed; records changes and resolves differences; maintains the accuracy of accounting and financial records.

Processes accounts payable; assigns purchase numbers; reviews invoices and receiving reports for accuracy and appropriate authorization; ensures that funds are budgeted and available and prepares documentation required for payment.


Education and Experience: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, supplemented by completion of at least six (6) semester units of college-level coursework in accounting or finance-related subjects, and two (2) years of experience in processing financial documents, benefits processing, payroll administration, maintaining financial or accounting records, and performing general accounting office work.

SALARY RANGES: $23.51 to $29.37 annually plus benefits

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Friday, September 4, 2020


TO APPLY   Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered.  Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.

The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application, written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).


Pursuant to California Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, and all applicable COVID 19 Shelter in Place Orders issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer, the recruiting process including interviews, testing, etc. will be held via teleconference or online, if  possible, unless changes occur in the state and/or county health order.