Accounting Clerk


Salary:

DOE

Location:

Arlington, VA

Date Posted:

May 15, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

04860-9501929152

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Robert Half is searching for an administrative accounting clerk who has basic accounting knowledge and is comfortable with numbers. This is a temporary government contract position and requires eligibility to work in the US for any employer.

If you are interested or would like more information, contact Tricia Freshour at [email protected]
Requirements
Serves as an accountant, the accounts payable officer, and assistant providing a full range of professional accounting services to all levels of management. Is recognized as a subject matter expert on accounting methods and techniques for the company?s financial activities. Requires a working knowledge of basic federal financial management and accounting principles. Requires familiarity with the basic tenets of the Anti-deficiency Act.

Receives purchase orders, contracts, travel orders and similar documents for obligation against appropriated funds. Reviews documents to ensure they are authorized in accordance with regulations and charged to the applicable appropriations.

Obligates documents by entering data into automated financial and accounting systems, verifies appropriate symbolic codes for the general ledger accounts, obligation account, cost center, limitation, and appropriation.

Makes detailed examination of multiple types of processed financial transactions. Ensures transactions are fully supported by documentation. Ensures all transactions are processed according to established policy.

Receives vendor invoices and other financial documents for transactional processing, determines appropriations to be charged by object class and line item, and chargeable fiscal year, prepares the documents for payment, and tracks them to completion. Contacts the appropriate program manager and/or vendor if invoices are not received as scheduled. Verifies the amounts shown on invoices with the original obligation documents. Notes and resolves any discrepancies, and follows up with vendors, cost center managers, and others.

Using a working knowledge of automated financial management systems (i.e., Oracle Federal Financials) and approved spreadsheet applications, such as Microsoft Excel, assists the accounting staff with invoice reconciliations.
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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