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Accounting Clerks review and maintain accounting records for their clients by entering balances and calculating interest on loans, bank accounts, and credit accounts using accounting spreadsheets and databases. Sample resumes of Accounting Clerks display such responsibilities as posting month-end closing entries to all general accounts, and implementing new procedures for accounts receivable using distribution software. Many Accounting Clerks list associate's degrees in business or accounting on their resumes, though some are able to enter the field with a high school diploma.

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Accounting Clerk

Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of all accounts payable and receivable, client invoices, bank statement reconciliation and expense reports

  • Gained extensive working knowledge in preparing of personal and corporate income tax returns by working with a diverse group of clientele
  • Compiled data, analyzed and prepared state and local sales and use tax returns as well as property tax returns
  • Prepared and recorded payroll, made payroll deposits through EFTP and prepared quarterly federal and state payroll tax
  • Perform general office duties, provide telephone support and maintain up-to-date confidential files
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
2

Accounting Clerk

Processed, coded, and filed part invoices and updated records in inventory.

  • Entered invoices into accounts payable approval system for routing to project managers.
  • Sorted and routed both incoming and outgoing mail orders.
  • Compiled salary/hourly data for payroll processing
  • Assisted with posting of cash receipts and expenses to journals or ledgers as needed.
  • Reviewed, investigated, and corrected errors in financial entries.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Finance
3

Accounting Clerk

Prepared monthly financial report: monthly A/P, A/R, profit & loss, regional sales, and borrowing base report with detailed descriptions and graphs for accurate and managerial purposes.

  • Issued checks with attention to details for vendors and ensured payments were received in time
  • Collected and compiled client financial data, entered information into QuickBooks or MYOB and assigned appropriate journal accounts for accurate accounting of income, expenses and contributions.
  • Reconciled bank statement versus general ledger precisely and analyzed with aged A/P, A/R report and ensured compliance with accounting deadlines
  • Communicated with CPA in a professional manner, resolved uncertain entries by providing with documentary support.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Economics
4

Accounting Clerk

Billed several large customers on a daily basis to ensure timely and accurate billing.

  • Processed accounts payable, 4,000 + monthly, for both vendor invoices and expense bills.
  • Audited accounts payable to ensure accuracy in billing and items being coded to correct general ledger accounts. Corrected errors that were found.
  • Maintained 'work in process' files for accurate figures for the financial reports.
  • Audited freight-in charges to ensure accurate reflection in cost of goods.
  • Communicated with vendors to ensure timely payments.
  • Calculated commissions for sales force.
  • Have performed payroll functions using ADP before being moved to Human Resources.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
GED
Business
5

Office Manager - Accounting Clerk & Collections Specialist

Directed business functions; client correspondence, phone operations, and standard accounting practices.

  • Reviewed A/R aging of delinquent accounts and performed necessary steps to recover receivables.
  • Controlled recovery expenses, and increased profitability to meet or exceed corporate goals.
  • Managed office and all supporting office functions including reduction of overhead expenses.
  • Managed business projects and vendors to insure on time delivery of products and services.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
6

Accounting Clerk

Assisted accounting department with QuickBooks, commissions, Accounts Payable, as well as administrative assistance.

  • Process all company payables, from initial entry through payment and filing
  • Maintained timely reconciliation of all credit and banking accounts
  • Prepared financial reports and carrier commissions, utilizing excel on a daily and weekly basis
  • Processed weekly payroll through ADP, company maintaining an average of 50 employees
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills
  • Performed month end journal entries and maintained general ledger
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Accounting Clerk

Originally hired as Receptionist/Office Assistant to perform various general office duties and quickly moved into Accounting Clerk role for a plastic distribution company.

  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable invoicing, Accounts Payable check runs, and handled
  • Resolved customer and vendor relationship issues by researching and reconciling invoices
  • Produced A/R and A/P aging reports, Income and P&L statements, and sales projection reports for management on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis.
  • Made bank deposits, reconciled bank statements, and posted deposits to A/R accounts.
  • Posted month-end closing entries to all general accounts.
  • Assisted manager and sales staff with administrative needs using Microsoft Office 2010
  • Implemented new procedures for accounts receivable using FACS distribution software to help
  • Introduced a multi-level coding system for A/P that increased accuracy in reporting business
  • Designed specialized Excel spreadsheets that used PivotTables and Graphs to display data for future sales projections and special pricing quotes.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Word Processing
AA
Fine Art
AAS
Accounting
8

Accounting Clerk II

Streamlined the AP process to reduce un-invoiced total from over 50% to below 12% average during first 90 days, and maintained that average thru current

  • Entered in excess of 40,000 error-free transactions each month, supporting critical accounting functions of payroll and Accounts Payable
  • Processed Payroll and benefits for 450 employees biweekly
  • Maintained employee files
  • Processed and review payroll reports
  • Conducted weekly Check Run for more than 200 vendors
  • Performed multiple month end close activities including general ledger reconciliations
  • Audited and approved travel expense transactions to confirm that policies are being followed
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Accounting And Business Management
9

Accounting Clerk

  • Processed accounts payable using methods for manufacturing companies, utilizing purchase orders, receipts and receiving log.
  • Performed bookkeeping duties on a daily basis.
  • Reconciled monthly bank statements and reported to the company's CPA.
  • Reviewed and processed new accounts with the approval of the CPA.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Visual Communication
Research
Business Administration
10

Temporary Accounting Clerk

  • Enrolled prospective members into elected plans & appropriately revised current profiles
  • Collaborated with management to investigate/correct erroneous data entries & data changes
  • Audited & balanced company invoices, client remittances & union work reports
  • Excelled at expediting high priority assignments in a fast pace/high production environment
  • Advised concerned clients & resolved matters in a quick in effective manner
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
HS
Educational Highlights
BA
International Studies, Asian Studies

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