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ACCOUNTS REC CLERK in Carroll, IA at American Home Shield

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description



Position Overview

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.




Job Responsibilities

  • Performs all tasks related to processing accounts payables and/or accounts receivables.
  • Identifies and makes recommendations to improve and control department processes to ensure performing at optimal levels.
  • Provides service to internal and external customers.
  • May perform month end close process of preparing and correcting journal entry upload files for general ledger.
  • Maintains sensitive customer financial information.
  • Maintains organized financial records, both paper and electronic.



Job Requirements

  • AA in Business Administration/Accounting, and/or 3 years accounts payable related experience
  • IOMA or IAPP Accounts Payable Certification a plus
  • Basic/advanced MS Office skills preferred
  • Advanced/intermediate data entry



Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential function to this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbent must be prepared to:

  • Move up to 10 pounds occasionally, by lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise repositioning objects.
  • Sitting for long periods of time while using office equipment such as computers, phones and etc.
  • Fingering and Repetitive motions; such as movement of wrists, hands and fingers while picking, pinching and typing during your normal working environment.
  • Express or exchange ideas with others through the use of spoken word, quickly, accurately, and at an easily audible volume, and receive detailed information through oral communication at usual speaking levels without correction, and/or make fine discriminations in the nature of sounds in the environment.


Incumbent is required to have:

  • Close visual acuity to perform detail oriented activities at distances close to the eyes, as well as visual acuity to perform activities at or within arm’s reach with skill, control, and accuracy, such as preparing and analyzing data, viewing computer screen and expansive reading.
  • Incumbent will be subject to:
  • Inside working conditions: The change of building environment such as with or without air conditioning and heating.

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