Job Description for Accounting Clerk Resume

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Accounting clerks are hired by various companies where they are required to carry out duties such as posting month-end closing entries to all general accounts, and implementing new procedures for accounts receivable using distribution software etc.

Accounting Clerk responsibilities also include keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling bank statements. As an accounting clerk, you will also run accounting software programs (e.g. SAP) to process business transactions, like accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers and receipts. A successful accounting assistant should be familiar with all accounting procedures and have a flair for numbers.

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.

Some other duties that you will be expected to carry out are given below:

Job Description for Accounting Clerk Resume

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• Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
• Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
• Issue checks with attention to details for vendors and ensure payments are received in time
• Process all company payable, from initial entry through payment and filing
• Reconcile monthly bank statements and report to the company’s CPA.
• Create spreadsheets and allocate funds for yearly encumbrances
• Reconcile bank statements and manage cashbook management on a daily basis
• Determine value of depreciable assets by running depreciation software program.
• Process refund requests and reconcile monthly statements
• Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
• Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
• Post cash receipts and expenses in designated accounts software
• Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
• Perform general office duties, provide telephone support and maintain up-to-date confidential files
• Coordinate incoming receipts and schedule outgoing payments
• Prepare payrolls and transfer employees’ salaries to their accounts on a monthly or bi monthly basis
• Perform general office duties, provide telephone support and maintain up-to-date confidential files