Accounting Clerk


Salary:

$19 - 23/hr

Location:

PORTLAND, OR

Date Posted:

May 24, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

03600-0010895576

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
If you are eager to start a career as an Accounting Clerk, Accountemps is searching for an experienced candidate to fill the position for a well-respected company in the financial services industry. The primary responsibilities of the Accounting Clerk will be 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 passionate team oriented environment offers you a great work space/office, excellent benefits, and great career advancement opportunity. This is a long-term temporary position located in the Portland, Oregon area.

How you will make an impact

- See to the proper coding of documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes

- Patch up discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required

- Collaborate with Accounts Receivable: apply cash receipt, process daily invoices/credit, and help with collection of past due balance

- General accounting: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects

- Transmit financial information to journals and ledgers

- Aid Accounts Payable: A/P invoice matching & filing, vendor invoices and disbursement filing

- Assemble statements and reports that require utilization of an array of sources
Requirements
- Ability to multitask effectively

- Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

- Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

- Deep understanding of accounts receivable

- Expertise in benefits administration

- Candidates with Spreadsheet and ERP system experience will be prioritized

- AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field 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.

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.

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