accounting clerk in alexandria

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job type
temporary
salary
US$ 17 per hour
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job details

posted
location
alexandria, virginia
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
temporary
salary
US$ 17 per hour
reference number
S_662395
phone
703-706-0030
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job description

An Account Clerk performs subprofessional accounting work of a highly difficult and responsible nature involving a number of clerical, bookkeeping and machine operations. Public contacts are in person and/or by phone from residents and other members of the public. Must represent the Client by handling requests with patience and tact. These tasks are varied and include the posting and balancing of accounts receivable and payable to appropriate funds and appropriation accounts; preparation of financial reports, audit and control of vouchers, payroll reports, warrants and tax computations; posting and control of receipt and disbursement journals and cash balance ledgers to update bank balances; and other related and similar activities. Employees in this class may serve as the final check on financial transactions.

Responsibilities:
Posts claims to proper funds, appropriations, activities and objects;
Prepares statistical reports and administrative expenditure reports showing salaries, fringe benefits, supplies, and rent;
Prepares tickets on cash and checks received, balances cash and prepares deposit slips;
Proofs and verifies all financial data which has been entered into the Client's Accounting System Performance;
Performs final verification of Client's daily check run;
Performs final review of payment vouchers and supporting documentation for City-wide centralized accounts payable function and schedules for payment;
Reviews and approves financial transactions, account codes, and amounts prior to entry into City's accounting system;
Prepares and analyzes monthly activity reports and assists in the preparation of end-of-month financial statements;
Posts and balances accounts receivable, prepares monthly report of revenues and expenditures, prepares cost accounting data and participates in payroll distribution to several accounts;
Responds to agency and vendor inquiries regarding status of payments for the Finance Department;
Resolves various problems regarding payments to vendors;

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Thorough knowledge of clerical-accounting practices; thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment and of business arithmetic and English; ability to maintain complex financial records and to prepare reports and statements; ability to make mathematical computations quickly and accurately; ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions; ability to operate adding machines and other common office appliances; ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and courteously with other employees and with the public.

Qualifications:
Candidates selected will go through a Criminal Background Check. If interested please apply at www.randstadusa.com: create a profile and attached a copy of your resume in MS Word document. Please no Phone Calls.

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skills

Thorough knowledge of clerical-accounting practices; thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment and of business arithmetic and English; ability to maintain complex financial records and to prepare reports and statements; ability to make mathematical computations quickly and accurately; ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions; ability to operate adding machines and other common office appliances; ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and courteously with other employees and with the public.

qualification

Candidates selected will go through a Criminal Background Check. If interested please apply at www.randstadusa.com: create a profile and attached a copy of your resume in MS Word document. Please no Phone Calls.

responsibilities

Posts claims to proper funds, appropriations, activities and objects; Prepares statistical reports and administrative expenditure reports showing salaries, fringe benefits, supplies, and rent; Prepares tickets on cash and checks received, balances cash and prepares deposit slips; Proofs and verifies all financial data which has been entered into the Client's Accounting System Performance; Performs final verification of Client's daily check run; Performs final review of payment vouchers and supporting documentation for City-wide centralized accounts payable function and schedules for payment; Reviews and approves financial transactions, account codes, and amounts prior to entry into City's accounting system; Prepares and analyzes monthly activity reports and assists in the preparation of end-of-month financial statements; Posts and balances accounts receivable, prepares monthly report of revenues and expenditures, prepares cost accounting data and participates in payroll distribution to several accounts; Responds to agency and vendor inquiries regarding status of payments for the Finance Department; Resolves various problems regarding payments to vendors;

educational requirements

Associate