Accounting Clerk

North Andover, MA

Posted: 12/28/2019 Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 176187

Job Description

Are you highly motivated and detailed? Ready for the chance to apply yourself at a fast-paced company? A life science company seeks a bright and passionate Accounting Clerk to be responsible for a variety of general accounting tasks in accounting department including Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Additionally, this is an innovative opportunity for an imaginative, and exceedingly organized self-starter looking to join a vigorous and lively work environment. 

  • Maintain, verify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting policies and procedures
  • Prepare supporting documents for monthly financial statements, in accordance with US GAAP
  • Perform invoicing on customer orders after shipment, including timely delivery of invoices to customers and promptly call customers to collect overdue invoices
  • Compile data and prepare a variety of reports as needed including on past due accounts and collection issues
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to promptly processing payment
  • Perform all AP voucher functions on invoices and performs three-way match for all purchases
  • Investigate questionable data, communicate across departments and with vendors, and recommend actions to resolve discrepancies
  • Assist accounting department personnel and performs filing, check processing, and mailing

  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in accounting
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping, cost accounting and general ledger process
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to details, highly organized, computer literate

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in ERP
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and cooperative
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationships

Job ID: 176187

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

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