Accounting Clerk


$14.00 to $16.00 per hour


Arlington, VA

Date Posted:

October 6, 2017

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Accountemps is looking to hire an Accounting Clerk for an esteemed company. The Accounting Clerk will mainly be responsible for matching invoices to purchase orders and/or vouchers, data entry, and assisting in the process of Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R). Come play a vital role in an environment that offers you a great work space/office, excellent benefits, and great career advancement opportunity. This is a short term temporary employment opportunity based in the Arlington, Virginia area.
- Contribute to Accounts Receivable: help with collection of past due balance, process daily invoices/credit, apply cash receipt
- Prepare statements and reports that require utilization of a variety of sources
- Support Accounts Payable: A/P invoice matching filing, vendor invoices and disbursement filing
- General accounting and administration assistance: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects
- Assist in budgetary control by monitoring budgets and originating or verifying adjustments and transfers
- Rectify transaction documents, which may involve revision of other documents or entries as well as the original; may initiate other actions
- Code documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes
- Circulate financial information to journals, registers, and ledgers, manually or by electronic equipment
- Square up discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required
- Outstanding data entry skills
- Entry-level candidates considered
- Ability to handle multiple tasks to prioritize needs and expedite tasks upon request
- Auditing experience
- Accounts payable experience
- Account reconciliation experience
- Deep understanding of accounts receivable
- Proficient in Excel and SAP
- AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred
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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