Accounting Clerk

Robert Half
Washington, DC
Jul 28, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-0011906715Classification: Accounting ClerkCompensation: $19.00 to $22.00 hourlyAre you looking to work at a well-respected organization as an Accounting Clerk? Robert Half is looking for a candidate to support a department as an Accounting Clerk. The Accounting Clerk position seeks an experienced candidate in the following tasks: matching invoices to purchase orders/ vouchers, data entry, and assisting with Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R). We offer a dynamic, team-oriented workspace, great benefits, and future career advancement opportunity. This is a long-term contract / temporary employment based in the Washington, District of Columbia area.Your responsibilities- Collaborate with Accounts Receivable: apply cash receipt, process daily invoices/credit, and help with collection of past due balance- Upload financial information to journals and ledgers- Codify documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of accounting codes and expenditure codes- Settle discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required- Help Accounts Payable: vendor invoices and disbursement filing, A/P invoice matching & filing- Companywide accounting: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects- Produce statements and reports that require utilization of a wide range of sourcesJob Requirements:- Ability to multitask and attention to detail are critical- Foundational knowledge in Overdue Payments- Expertise in customer service- Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel- General familiarity with Microsoft Excel- Scanning Invoices experience- Quality experience with data entry- Partial Payments experience highly desired- Proven knowledge of Collecting Payments- Late Payments experience- Wide ranging experience with Verify Invoices- Practical knowledge of SAP- AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field preferred- Spreadsheet and ERP system experience suggestedRobert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles. Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more. Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (