The Accounting Clerk is responsible for the processing of invoices and posting of revenue and other sorts of payments. Verify, obtain approvals and pay all invoices from vendors and associates in a timely, accurate manner in accordance with accounting policies and procedures.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
Ability to compile facts and figures.
Telephone etiquette skills needed.
Excellent comprehension and literacy required to read bills, accounts, etc.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting/carrying files and papers up to 5 lbs. No bending/kneeling required. Stationary position. No continuous standing, climbing or driving required.
Ability to operate personal computer and calculator.
Hearing required as outside vendors call in to Accounts Payable Clerk.
Vision required for viewing of CRT screen.
Speech communication skills required to communicate with vendors calling in on phone.
High school education or equivalent experience.
Accounting background preferred, but not required.
Personal computer, calculator and telephone (80-90% of time).
Work inside 100% of 8 hours.