Accounting Clerk

Boston, MA 02205 | Contract

Post Date: 05/03/2018 Job ID: 81051 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

A leading university in Boston, MA is seeking an Accounting Clerk to join their team. In this contract role, you will reconcile all domestic cash accounts; examine transactions in these accounts to ensure completeness and accuracy, distribute monthly reconciliation reports and work with various departments to resolve reconciling items in a timely manner. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Accounting Clerk:
  • Reconcile ACH/wire, checks, credit card and merchant transaction entries
  • Supervise student employee(s) that help with office administrative task and reconciliation of bank transactions on dining and merchant accounts
  • Understand accounting of disbursements, wires, grants, credit cards and other various transactions in order to properly and accurately identify transactions recorded on the general ledger and bank statements
  • Verify the accuracy of information
  • Perform various clerical duties (i.e. scanning and filing documents)
Requirements for the Accounting Clerk:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree from an accredited institution in accounting, business, finance, math, or a related field preferred
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, including Vlookups
  • Familiarity with accounting principles
  • Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality with regard to company accounts
  • Critical thinking and mathematical reasoning skills
  • Familiarity/knowledge of basic accounting terminology and concepts and manual or automated filing systems
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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