What position?!

Brown, Clark, Jones, and Smith are the names of the men who hold, though not necessarily respectively, the positions of accountant, cashier, manager, and president in the First National Bank of Fairport.
Although the cashier beats him consistently, the president will play chess with no one else in the bank. Both the manager and the cashier are better chess players than the accountant. Jones and Smith are next door neighbors and frequently play chess together in the evening. Clark plays a better game of chess than Jones. The accountant lives near the president but not near any of the others.
What position does each man hold?
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Brown is the account, Clark the president, Jones the manager, and Smith the cashier.

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