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Requisition ID:  10100

Account Clerk

Job Summary

*Updated, March 20, 2020*: All interview and hiring processes will be postponed until later specified. At this time, we are still accepting applications.


The position of Account Clerk will serve as part of a team oriented group (College Level HR Employment Center within the Business Office organization) who provides account clerk duties to the entire College related to Human Resources, Employment, Payroll, Travel, and minor Procurement activities.  As the Account Clerk you will work collaboratively with departmental faculty, staff, students, and other business units or areas. Responsibilities of the Account Clerk include but are not limited to, development of financial reports, the analysis of reports, and to resolve or recommend action on unique problems. The Account Clerk may also assist with budget process, supervise other office staff, and have signature authority.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 years account clerk or book keeping experience
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and implement University policies and procedures
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent planning, problem solving, organizational, and customer service skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels
  • Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology impacting business processes
  • Proficiency in software experience: Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and Outlook/Electronic Email



  • University-related experience


Additional Information: 

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply