Senior Accounting Clerk Job Description

Senior Accounting Clerk Job Description

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Senior accounting clerk provides effective internal accounting controls, which include the correct application of procedures, completion of accounting reconciliations, compliance US GAAP procedures and S-Ox policies.

Senior Accounting Clerk Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Establish and enforce credit policies and procedures to increase sales and keep debts at a minimum
Prepare weekly on-line sales refund report and payment creation in on-line banking platform
Procedure preparation
Under general supervision, provide support for ongoing special projects as they relate to the stabilization and maintenance of DART
Create House accounts and Group Master
Reconciles revenue and expense reports to source documents
Prepares routine journal entries and posts financial transactions
Set up and maintain vendor/supplier information in Oracle System – which includes obtaining the necessary documents to set up the vendor/supplier – works closely with AP team and Purchasing Department
Determine and manage foreign cash positions through Wells Fargo, US Bank Single Point, Scotia Bank and Western Union
Audit Accounts Payables batches

Senior Accounting Clerk Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Senior Accounting Clerk

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior accounting clerk job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Associates, Communication, Management, Computer, Bookkeeping, General Education

Skills for Senior Accounting Clerk

Desired skills for senior accounting clerk include:

Policies
Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
Privacy matters
Systems
Mortgage products
Procedures and processes
Understanding the Business Continuity Plan and contributing to its effective execution
Mainframe/branch on-line network computer operations
Bank Accounting policies and procedures
Basic Accounting

Desired experience for senior accounting clerk includes:

A good understanding of general ledger accounts and cost centers
Three plus years of accounting, bookkeeping and/or reconciliation experience in a bank or equivalent financial institution
10 key skills by touch
Experience using mainframe General Ledger software and experience using a P.C
Good organizational skills the ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
Knowledge of Excel, Word, and general ledger software applications

Senior Accounting Clerk Examples

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Senior Accounting Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior accounting clerk. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior accounting clerk
  • Manage corporate-wide record retention program
  • Manage process to collect and distribute supplier tax reporting for US (1099 reporting) and Canada (T4) in accordance with Federal regulations
  • Create the Board of Directors Compensation Summary book (1099 reporting)
  • Order new purchasing cards upon request from purchasing department
  • Audit the purchasing card statements and receipts to monitor proper use, approval and no fraudulent activity
  • Manage the stale dated checks list to ensure payment clears the bank or void and reissue payment
  • Verify, reconcile and analyze accounts
  • Respond to inbound requests from Domestic Branches, other partners and third parties
  • Manage relationships to escalate upward unresolved or unusual inquiries and issues
  • Act as a SME in the consultations with our partners for pilots, proof of concepts and work sessions to delivery new technologies
Qualifications for senior accounting clerk
  • High School Diploma or equivalent/Post-secondary Accounting Degree desirable
  • Minimum of 2 years Accounts Payable or Equivalent experience, including experience with an Oracle or equivalent AP system
  • External Banking knowledge
  • Good understanding of general accounting terms and concepts
  • Keep abreast of the 1099 annual changes
  • Display professionalism, quality service and a “can do” attitude to both internal and external contacts
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Senior Accounting Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior accounting clerk. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior accounting clerk
  • Verify statements and other documents for accuracy
  • Print and distribute expense reports as requested
  • Perform other support activities as required
  • Performs advanced duties
  • May assign and review work of other clerks
  • Fully competent in most aspects of the job
  • Duties include sorting and filing accounting records and data, collecting information, posting records, compiling routine data, and making and checking basic calculations
  • Conduct monthly payroll audits and issue pay checks
  • Assist in monitoring and developing team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision, scheduling and delivering recognition and reward
  • Review and interpret contract terms and conditions and determine appropriate course of action
Qualifications for senior accounting clerk
  • Access, Crystal Enterprise, Business Online UniFi and MSP experience preferred
  • Candidate needs to be able to communicate fluently in German English and French
  • Minimum one year of accounting experience, or equivalent business experience in a similar environment
  • English/French fluency are an asset
  • Insurance License/Designation Preferred
  • Must have minimum one (1) year business experience
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Senior Accounting Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior accounting clerk. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior accounting clerk
  • Types reports and other records
  • Reconciles petty cash and other accounts
  • Reconciles certain accounts
  • Keeps records of work completed, and documents procedures
  • Reconciles differences/errors with farm managers
  • Runs routine weekly reports
  • Understands other functions relevant to production accounting in order to help in those areas
  • To ensure smooth operation of Accounts Receivable procedures and collection of outstanding debts
  • Operational responsibilities within both Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Daily billing and data input of cash receipts
Qualifications for senior accounting clerk
  • Must be computer literate and possess the ability to multi-task
  • Must have analytical skills, ability to visualize the “big picture” problem solving skills
  • Must have good interpersonal, written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work with little direction or independently as appropriate
  • Accounting Clerk Senior 4-6 Years 
  • Prior Government Accounting experience preferred but not required
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Senior Accounting Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior accounting clerk. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior accounting clerk
  • Run lockbox image checks from bank site
  • A/P input
  • Control disbursements from petty cash and prepare monthly petty cash JE
  • Maintain files and process annual 1099 statements
  • Controls as related to A/P and SAP
  • Assist Controller with special projects
  • Scanning and matching invoices in the Purchase Order System
  • Matching Payment Requisition Forms to Invoices
  • Entering data into the Real Estate Accounting System (CTI)
  • Set-up new suppliers as necessary
Qualifications for senior accounting clerk
  • Ability to use sound judgment and initiative 
  • Capability to work with interruptions 
  • Competent in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • 1 or more years of Mortgage or Banking experience
  • Higher Diploma/Degree in Accounting and in any related disciplines
  • Knowledge of SAP is highly preferred
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Senior Accounting Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior accounting clerk. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior accounting clerk
  • Enter A/R invoices
  • Reconciles all cash at clinic level
  • Prepares and submits journal entries for Balance Sheet Reconciliation
  • Assists Integrations Team with new clinic set up
  • Meets hard deadlines
  • Subject Matter Expert for Cash Team
  • Collaborates with Accounts Receivables Department
  • Responsible for overseeing the daily hotel audits
  • Performing advanced clerical accounting, and providing technical and functional supervision of Accounting Clerks
  • Running Night Audits - Making sure that all guests are checked in and out correctly in RCC, matching these to FOCUS and that all revenues are recorded
Qualifications for senior accounting clerk
  • Must have the ability to work well independently and as a team member
  • Proficient in Excel - knowledge of SAP an added plus
  • Knowledge of public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques
  • Data entry of journal entries into ERP system
  • Exhibits teamwork and flexibility
  • Numeric and calculation skills

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