Accounting Clerk I

  • Finance
  • Jackson, United States

Accounting Clerk I

Job description

Summary/ Objective

The Accounting Clerk I provides support to the Accounting Administrator.  Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to an administrator or manager.


Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under supervision. 


Entry Level 

Salary Range: $12 - $14 / hr

Work Environment

General office environment. 


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool as necessary. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Part-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position will need to be flexible to company needs, up to 30 hours per week. There is potential to go to full time after training.

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma with 2+ years’ experience required in the field or in a related area.

Preferred education: Associate’s degree or its equivalent.

Skills Required

Good written and verbal communications
Highly Organized
Proper phone etiquette
 

Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under supervision.
 

Requirements

Responsibilities may include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

Strong attention to detail, consistent, accurate, cooperative, willing to work with and learn from others, and able to respond productively to change
Adhere to accounting policies, processes and procedures
Is able to follow written Standard Operating Procedures in order to determine / execute a task
Print and file reports – Weekly, quarterly, yearly Assist with internal and external financial reporting – include annual closing, analysis and audit assistance
Enter vendor invoices – including complex customer invoices – under supervision
Receive payments
Assist in monitoring aging
Online bill pay
Check runs
Bank runs when necessary
Assist with reconciling accounts  

Other Duties/Expectations

Type accurately
Filing
Multi-line telephone system
Ability to multitask efficiently and follow prioritized work
A plus if you have
Experience in Sage
Associates in Accounting or related field
Cost accounting experience or knowledge
Fluent in Excel formulas 


Skills Required

Good written and verbal communications

Highly Organized

Proper phone etiquette