Accounting Clerk

Jacksonville, FL 32204 32204

Posted: 11/20/2020 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 8040

Job Description

StaffEx is hiring an Accounting Clerk for a non profit organization in the downtown Jacksonville area. The hours are Monday - Friday from 8: 00am to 5: 00pm. This position is a permanent placement. Hourly Wage is $14.00/hr.


  • Sets up new accounts based on established guidelines; tracks activity of current accounts and budgets; maintains awareness of accounts balances to ensure that expenses do not exceed budget or income constraints and notifies the department head, divisions, and/or supervisor of the same.

  • Reviews check requests and determines appropriate type of payment and format based on a variety of established guidelines; receives and processes checks for deposit into appropriate accounts.

  • Verifies all funding prior to submitting check requests for approval; ensures that all paperwork submitted is accurate and in the proper order including account numbers; transfers funds between accounts as approved.

  • Performs extensive and often complex research and reconciliation of accounts; responds to inquiries from the divisions as well as outside vendors or contractors.

  • Processes check requests and checks in accordance with tight deadlines requiring a quick turn-around so that checks can be distributed as quickly as possible.

  • Corresponds by telephone and/or mail with the local units and Divisional/Territorial Headquarters or outside contacts (vendors or contractors) regarding the status of accounts and checks; provides instruction for preparing and processing check requests and explains established guidelines; drafts and finalizes correspondence for the department head's review and signature.

  • Performs data entry of financial information in order to maintain a database and/or to prepare financial spreadsheets and/or reports; ensures the accuracy and completeness of the same.

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years experience in accounting or bookkeeping or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Knowledge of the practices and procedures of advanced accounting and/or bookkeeping work.
  • Ability to type and keypunch data into a computer.
  • Background check required: No felonies last 7 years (No theft)
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