Accounting & Bookkeeping
Posted 2 months ago

ECU Communications is looking for a full-time Accounting Clerk with at least three (3) years of experience working with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.  We are a fast-paced environment, working with multiple federal government agencies and require that the ideal candidate have at least two (2) years working with a Federal Government Contractor, strong attention to detail, effective at communicating, and integrity in their work ethic.

ACCOUNTING CLERK Summary:

  • Posting actions to journals, 
  • Identifying subsidiary accounts affected
  • Making debit and credit entries and assigning proper codes. 
  • Determine the reasons for rejections and prepare necessary correcting material. 
  • Provide detailed instructions for complex or unusual assignments. 
  • Complete work and methods used are reviewed for technical accuracy.
  • Assist in other accounting areas as may be required, including Accounts Payable, Contract Billings, Accounts Receivable, or Data Processing.
  • AP follows up to sure all backup invoices/receipt copies are received with a copy of the coding form and filed.

Responsibilities & Expectations  

  • Edit, revise, and verify data received for completeness and accuracy, resolve routine problems, and communicate effectively.  
  • Prepare source documents for data entry, code accounts appropriately, and perform the data entry function.
  • Revise and verify miscellaneous statements and reports against data from originating sources.
  • Accumulate and tabulate control statistics.
  • Effectively interface with vendors for problem resolution or account concerns. 
  • Maintain various master files and listings, including periodic transaction statistics.
  • Reconcile client accounts.
  • Answer phone takes and relays messages.
  • Organize, file, and maintain records in a current condition.
  • May review computer printouts against manually maintained journals, detect and correct erroneous postings. 
  • Prepare documents to adjust accounting classifications and other data, or review lists of transactions rejected by an automated system
  • Organize monthly receipts and payments of approved employee reimbursement request forms with proper supervisor approval and backup documentation.
  • Allocate certain direct periodic expenses charged monthly or other period using appropriate distribution codes.
  • Receive monthly downloaded credit card expenses and send them to cardholders using the credit card expense form for proper coding. 
  • Set up new vendors before payment, obtain W-9 forms, and code as 1099 vendors when appropriate and set up to receive ACH payments when requested/authorized. Issue 1099- MISC forms annually.
  • Obtain authorized signatures for checks and distribute.
  • Ensure accurate filing/recordkeeping for all AP payments and backup documentation, whether via check or ACH.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Must have three years (3) years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Strong technical skills, including Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with detailed information with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to be accurate and meet deadlines in a high-volume setting.
  • Ability to learn and follow procedures quickly.
  • Commitment to working in a diverse working environment.
  • Embraces process improvement and is comfortable making recommendations.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Must pass a financial background check.

Ecucomm is an equal opportunity employer. U.S. citizenship is required.

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