Accounting Clerk

AP Professionals of WNY
September 12, 2018
Job Type


Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Accounting Clerk is responsible for accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Direct hire, North Buffalo location
$18/hr for 37.5 work week

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews, verifies and ensures accuracy of vendor invoices, purchase orders and related documents
  • Codes vendor invoices with appropriate vendor number and ensures appropriateness of general ledger account numbers
  • Issues check runs based on approved Accounts Payable listing
  • Reviews, verifies and ensures accuracy of customer invoices and application of payments
  • Prepares daily record and deposit of general operating fund miscellaneous receipts
  • Manages accounts receivable invoices, including preparation of invoices, depositing payments and follow-up with delinquent customers
  • Analysis and auditing of accounting and other departmental work to ensure accuracy
  • Organization and filing of work papers
  • Performs routine clerical functions as needed
  • Orders and maintains office supplies and inventory for administrative staff
  • Orders and maintains inventory of copy paper and printer ink
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Resolves invoice discrepancies
  • Tracks and audits petty cash
  • Assists with employee expense report
  • Assists in the timely month-end closing process

Position Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Accounting or High School diploma with commensurate experience
  • 2+ years' experience in bookkeeping/clerical accounting
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting systems and MS EXCEL
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must possess or be able to obtain within 30-days of employment a valid New York State driver’s license and have an average or better driving record basedon the evaluation process of our insurance company
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