Randstad Accounting Clerk in Alexandria, Virginia

Accounting Clerk

job details:

  • location:Alexandria, VA

  • salary:$17 - $19 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, March 14, 2018

  • job type:Temporary

  • reference:S_623862

  • questions:telisa.brown@randstadusa.com703-706-0030

job description

An Account Clerk performs subprofessional accounting work of a highly difficult and responsible nature involving a number of clerical, bookkeeping and machine operations. Must represent the Client's by handling requests with patience and tact. These tasks are varied and include the posting and balancing of accounts receivable and payable to appropriate funds and appropriation accounts; preparation of financial reports, audit and control of vouchers, payroll reports, warrants and tax computations; posting and control of receipt and disbursement journals and cash balance ledgers to update bank balances; and other related and similar activities. Employees in this class may serve as the final check on financial transactions. Work is performed within the limits of an established accounting system with considerable independence under general supervision, and is reviewed by a technical superior for adherence to established accounting system requirements and by analysis of financial reports submitted.

Working hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday-Friday


Illustrative Examples of Work

Posts claims to proper funds, appropriations, activities and objects;

Prepares tickets on cash and checks received, balances cash and prepares deposit slips;

Proofs and verifies all financial data which has been entered into the Client's Accounting System Performance;

Performs final verification of Client's daily check run;

Performs final review of payment vouchers and supporting documentation for City-wide centralized accounts payable function and schedules for payment;

Reviews and approves financial transactions, account codes, and amounts prior to entry into Client's accounting system;

Prepares and analyzes monthly activity reports and assists in the preparation of end-of-month financial statements;

Posts and balances accounts receivable, prepares monthly report of revenues and expenditures, prepares cost accounting data and participates in payroll distribution to several accounts;

Responds to agency and vendor inquiries regarding status of payments for the Finance Department;

Computes real estate tax adjustments, and maintains and balances adjustment records;

Prepares personal property tax adjustments;

Resolves City residents' problems regarding parking citations, residential parking permits, motor vehicle assessments, and City vehicle licenses;

Responsible for the assessment, adjustment, and research of vehicle personal property tax accounts, assesses value for personal property tax for new-model-year vehicles, for those vehicles whose identification is difficult to determine, and reviews for accuracy assessed values determined by Account Clerks II;

Reconciles payment records of supplemental personal property tax bills with monthly listing of personal property accounts receivable master file;

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