Accounting Clerk in Pacific, WA at ARS

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company: ARS/Rescue Rooter

Entry-Level Accounting Clerk

Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides accounting and clerical support to the accounting department for effective handling of financial records and operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
♦ Maintains records and files, including accounts payable and accounts receivable documentation, journal and general ledger documentation and other miscellaneous filings.
♦ Enters data into spreadsheets and prepares assigned reports.
♦ Performs a variety of accounts payable duties to include sorting and matching checks and invoices, inserting checks into envelopes, researching information, entering credit memos, verifying accuracy of credit entries and updating system to ensure credits are processed.
♦ Performs in a variety of accounts receivable duties to include sorting and matching checks and invoices, posting cash, check and credit card payments to the proper accounts, preparing bank deposit slips, recording cash receipt information, reviewing credit memos and/or refunds and applying adjustments to accounts as necessary, performing basic collection activities, and reviewing accounts receivable aging reports and gathering details on delinquent accounts.
♦ Performs basic audit functions to ensure proper posting to accounts.
♦ Prepares correspondence to assist in answering inquiries and resolving discrepancies.
♦ Creates customer and vendor files, files invoices and copies of checks and updates customer and vendor information.
♦ Communicates with customers, vendors and departmental personnel via telephone, email and written correspondence to answer inquiries and provide information.
♦ Assists in preparing month-end reporting to include printing various reports and creating spreadsheets.
♦ Prepares daily and weekly reports.

♦ Customer service, provides support to Dispatch department.
 

Job Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
HS diploma, or GED equivalent, and 1-3 year’s experience in accounting is required. Related experience and/or advanced training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Previous experience in accounting and knowledge of basic bookkeeping and/or accounting principles desired. Typing or keyboarding experience required. Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of accounting software is desired. Must be able to use a calculator and other general office machines. 
 

ARS-Rescue Rooter is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ARS-Rescue Rooter may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.