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AP/AR Accounting Clerk
Ref No.: 18-03107
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Accounting/Finance
Benefits:Medical Insurance
The AP/AR Accounting Clerk performs clerical accounting procedures requiring familiarity with, and experience in, accounting office practices as well as knowledge of a variety of accounting classifications.

This is a 2 month contract. Rate of pay $18.12/hour. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers.
  • Maintains vendor / customer accounts and performs the invoice / billing process.
  • Verifies the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.
  • Processes transactions such as disbursements, expense vouchers, cash receipts, etc.
  • Enters data into financial system.
  • Prepares reports to validate transactions.
  • Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers.
  • Investigates questionable or irreconcilable differences and reports these issue to the appropriate individual.
  • May participate in various accounting projects as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned. 

Qualifications: 
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to write routine correspondence.
  • Must have the ability to convey financial information to non-financial users.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations.
  • Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations.
  • Requires basic analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of Financial software systems.