Accounting Clerk


$17.00 to $19.00 per hour


Arlington, VA

Date Posted:

October 6, 2017

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Accountemps is actively looking to hire a skilled Accounting Clerk for a premier organization. The primary responsibilities of the Accounting Clerk will include but not be limited to assisting in the process of Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), matching invoices to purchase orders and/or vouchers, and general forms of data entry. This innovative work environment offers you a great work space/office, excellent benefits, and great career advancement opportunity. This is a long term temporary employment opportunity based in the Arlington, Virginia area.
Your responsibilities in this role
- Help Accounts Payable: A/P invoice matching filing, vendor invoices and disbursement filing
- Remedy discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required
- Fix transaction documents, which may require a new revision of other documents or entries as well as the original; may initiate other actions
- Arrange documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes
- Upload financial information to journals, registers, and ledgers, manually or by electronic equipment
- Assemble statements and reports that require utilization of a variety of sources
- Companywide accounting and administration support: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects
- Assist in control of budgets by monitoring budgets and originating or verifying adjustments and transfers
- Support Accounts Receivable: apply cash receipt, help with collection of past due balance, process daily invoices/credit
- Entry-level candidates considered
- Knowledge of Excel and SAP
- Command of scanning
- Filing experience desired
- Numeric data entry experience
- Ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical
- AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred
- Outstanding data entry skills
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.

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