Account Clerk I

Winton Water and Sanitary District   Winton, CA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on May 8, 2024

Starting Pay: $19.68-$25.34 hr.

Under general supervision, performs accounts receivable duties and other associated tasks dealing with District customers.

SUPERVISOR: Office Supervisor


  • Account Clerk I, is the Primary Contact to Customers when they walk in the door or call.
  • Receives user fee payments from customers. Posts cash receipts to the computers Accounts Receivable program.
  • Follows up on customers who sell properties, move in/out on rental properties.
  • Prepares and corrects all customer history files.
  • Loads units for meter reading and downloads units into Accounts Receivable program.
  • Prepares blue postcard 15-day notices.
  • Prepares 24-hour red tags (shut-off notices) the day before on past due customers.
  • Prepares green shut-off door tags. Monitors status of all door tags delivered.
  • Daily’s need to be done each day when bank is received.
  • Declined Checks/Credit Cards payments need to be Door Tagged.
  • Checks hard copy files on all customers and cross-reference to computer history file.
  • Maintains all computer generated and hand summary reports.
  • Filing needs to be done every couple of days.
  • Recurring payments need to be completed first thing in the morning on the 20" of every month. If the 20" lands on a Saturday or Sunday, it is to be done on that Monday.
  • Follows up on customer problems and collections.
  • Prepares all paperwork for backflow testing notification.  


  • Ability to work with the general public and all other District employees.
  • Ability to type, file and be knowledgeable with all computer applications.
  • Ability to operate all office machines and computers.
  • Ability to analyze specific problems and situations and correct them.
  • Knowledge of English, spelling, and arithmetic.
  • Limited knowledge of bookkeeping.
  • Ability to classify the correct rate codes for billing of Accounts Receivable.
  • Ability to assume other tasks as required.
  • Ability to type 35 — 50 words per minute.


  • Completion of high school.(diploma or GED)
  • Three years general office experience and basic accounting application.
  • Possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license and show proof of current
    insurance. Must have reliable transportation to and from work.