INTERNAL - Finance Deputy IV

Overview

Date Posted:
3/15/2019
Job Code:
FinDpO4ar
Location:
Courthouse
Address:
715 S Calhoun St
City:
Fort Wayne
Department:
Clerk's Office - Misdemeanor and Traffic Division
Base Pay:
$17.95/hour
Closing Date:
March 20, 2019
Category:
Office/Clerical

Description

 

THIS IS AN INTERNAL POSTING.  ONLY FULL-TIME ALLEN COUNTY EMPLOYEES WILL BE CONSIDERED.

This position is full-time, nonexempt, classified and covered as defined by the Board of Commissioners of the County of Allen Employee Handbook.

Hours are 8:00 am - 4:30 pm and as needed; overtime as required

Under the direction of the Finance Supervisor, the Finance Deputy processes court records, validates, verifies and posts money applicable to division jurisdiction and receives and processes fees and fines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assesses, collects, records and accounts for a variety of fees, fines, costs, judgments and user fees based on each case type and according to State statute.
  • Processes late surrender fees, forfeitures, copies and mails notices.
  • Responsible for assisting by phone and in-person attorneys, the general public and court personnel by providing information, assistance and/or referring individuals to appropriate person, department or agency.
  • Assists defendants in verifying check in/check out times for home detention.
  • Reviews court orders and determines need for related documents and legal notifications, prepares and forwards documents to appropriate person or agency, including, but not limited to, transporting orders and order for protection.
  • Maintains Civil and Criminal Court filings.  Screens court orders to determine whether bail money may be released.
  • Responsible for auditing reports, processing court records, accessing information for the public, verifying financial information and performing a variety of accounting functions by utilizing various computer software programs.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned, including overtime as required.

Minimum Requirements and Working Conditions

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate’s Degree in Business or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • One year bank teller or related accounting experience
  • Thorough knowledge of standard accounting practices and procedures
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Knowledge of Clerk of Court’s procedures including understanding legal terminology, court procedures and the various divisions of the court system
  • Strong judgment skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use standard office equipment  including, but not limited to, multi-line telephone, printer, copier and fax
  • Must be an Allen County resident per Indiana Code
  • Must be able to type a minimum of 40 words per minute

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The Finance Deputy works in a standard office environment with the ability to move around freely requiring some lifting up to twenty pounds, with frequent bending, some reaching over head and kneeling.  Frequent typing, proofreading, attention to detail and monitoring equipment with some detailed inspection is required.