Project Assistant and Accounting Clerk

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September 22

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Accountemps is looking to hire an Accounting Clerk for an esteemed company in the construction/contractor industry. The main 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. 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-to-fulltime position based in the Davenport, Iowa area.
Major responsibilities
- Help with control of budgets by monitoring budgets and originating or verifying adjustments and transfers
- Assemble documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of accounting codes and expenditure codes
- Compose statements and reports that require utilization of a wide collection of sources
- General accounting and administration support: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects
- Correct transaction documents, which may require making changes to other documents or entries as well as the original; may initiate other actions
- Contribute to Accounts Receivable: process daily invoices/credit, apply cash receipt, help with collection of past due balance
- Settle discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required
- Aid Accounts Payable: vendor invoices and disbursement filing, A/P invoice matching filing
If this role sounds like a great fit for you than please reach out immediately- we plan on having this position filled by mid week next week! You can apply online at, e-mail your resume to [email protected], and then call us at 563-359-3995 and reference this role. Those with immediate availability will be considered first.
- Knowledge of SAP
- Outstanding data entry skills
- Ability to multitask efficiently and prioritize work
- AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred
- Practical knowledge of accounts payable
- Time billing experience preferred
- Job costing experience desired
- Deep understanding of accounts receivable
- Experience with time materials billing
- Adeptness in Microsoft Excel
- Demonstrated knowledge of commercial collections
- Dexter + Chaney experience preferred
- In-house payroll experience highly preferred
- General familiarity with general ledger
- 3+ years of relevant experience
- Entry-level considered
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 once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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