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Accounting Clerk
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Performs a variety of routine and some non-routine clerical/accounting functions in accordance with standard procedures in one or more of the following areas: general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable or related financial area. Reconciles bank accounts, posts information and balances general or subsidiary ledgers, processes payments and compiles segments of monthly closings, annual reports, etc. Contacts other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems.
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Job Category:
Finance
Job Type:
Permanent
Area:
Syracuse
Published:
1/15/2021
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Accounting Clerk

 

About ProLiteracy:

ProLiteracy Worldwide is an educational organization that champions the power of literacy through its programs and publications, training and professional development services, research, and advocacy. ProLiteracy works together with members, partners and the adult learners they serve, and with local, national, and international organizations that have common missions, goals and objectives. The Organization is instrumental in building the capacity and quality of programs teaching adults to read, write, compute, use technology, and to learn English as a new language.

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of routine and some non-routine clerical/accounting functions in accordance with standard procedures in one or more of the following areas: general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable or related financial area. Reconciles bank accounts, posts information and balances general or subsidiary ledgers, processes payments and compiles segments of monthly closings, annual reports, etc. Contacts other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains finance department files and records.
  • Enters information into accounting data entry system.
  • Prepares checks for check runs and mailing.
  • Assists in daily bank reconciliation.
  • Assists with month-end close including journal entries, credit card statements, PayPal activity pull, trust and investment statements, general ledger reconciliations, recording and paying state sales tax, and runs monthly reports as required.
  • Manage all credit card processors.
  • Performs general clerical duties including, but not limited to, filing, photocopying, faxing, typing, and mailing.
  • Assists with preparation of 1099s.
  • Assists in yearly audit and year-end close.
  • Backup to Finance Manager, AP & AR Clerk, & HR Manager for payroll.
  • Assists with special accounting projects as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications:

  • One-year certificate from college or technical school in Accounting, one year related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Accurately keystroke a minimum of 40 wpm.
  • 10-key by touch.
  • Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts.
  • Proficiency of NetSuite and Microsoft Office products a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

Extras:

  • Full-time position.
  • Based in Syracuse, NY with the possibility of some remote availability.
  • Benefits available include health, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) with match.
  • Paid Holidays

ProLiteracy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Carrie Rabbia at HR@proliteracy.org to submit your resume.

 




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