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Accounting Clerk in Branford, CT at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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    Branford, CT
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Job Description

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for all clerical needs of the Accounting Department to support the AP/AR Supervisor and Accounting Assistant. Accounting transactions need to be recorded accurately and in a timely manner to insure deadlines are met for financial reporting. This position reports directly the AP/AR Supervisor.
Requirements of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent oral, phone and written English communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Office and Excel
  • Maintain professional and positive working relationships with all internal and external contacts and business dealings, with a strong "team-play" work ethic
  • Manage priorities and work efficiently to keep up with workload on a timely basis
  • Microsoft GP experience ideal but not required

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounts Payable: We are looking for someone who is very strong with AP Processing. 2 way match & enter vendor invoices in accounting software, auditing and research as necessary
  • General ledger coding, expense report processing
  • Collections responsibilities as needed
  • Answer phones and screen solicitation calls
  • Process and distribute mail daily
  • File accounting documents and reports
  • Check run: match checks to invoices, give to Accounting Manager & President or ENG/IT Manager in President's absence to sign, once signed-process for mailing
  • Input data into spreadsheets such as sales tax return report, monthly AP invoice tracking, etc.
  • Water plants twice per week
  • Other related duties as assigned by AP/AR Supervisor


  • Authorization to credit customers must be issued by Accounting Manager
  • All questions regarding work flow and/or procedures need to be addressed to the AP/AR Supervisor
  • Errors with company documents and procedures need to be reported to the Accounting Manager