Job Details

Account Clerk

Company name

Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jan 18, 2021

Valid Through

May 03, 2021

Posted on

Jan 12, 2021

Location

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

Account Clerk
he candidate will perform specialized customer service functions such as facilitating and maintaining accurate customer payment records, work with internal and external legal support to process customer bankruptcies, prepare liens for unpaid water and wastewater charges, and sheriff sales. Create and post batches of customer checks and money orders to customer accounts in the billing system. Import and post payment files to customer accounts in the billing system. Provide a high level of customer service to external customers, coworkers, and management. Research and correct misapplied payments through adjustment of, or posting to, customer accounts. Work closely with lockbox provider to reconcile payment processing errors. Balance accounts and prepare reports of payments processed. Draft proofs of claim with supporting documentation to file in bankruptcy court. Research and prepare lien and sheriff sale filings. Perform activities and functions of related lower-level personnel. Other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is preferred. Must clearly show two years of accounting, bookkeeping, paralegal or other related experience. Considerable knowledge of accounting and record keeping procedures. Ability to make mathematical computations quickly and accurately. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Capacity to maintain records manually and via automated methods. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, associates, outside agencies, and the general public.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority
1200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222