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Accounting Clerk

IntelliBridge Partners is looking for an Accounting Clerk for our client near San Carlos, CA. This is a contract position of 4+ months. In this position, the Accounting Clerk is to perform a variety of accounts receivables duties involving the maintenance and processing of financial or statistical records in an accounting system; and to do related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES - Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Participate in the preparation of payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable as well as control and account verification of an accounting system.
Open and close accounts; maintain various ledgers, registers, journals and spreadsheets according to established account classifications.
Audit invoices against purchase orders; verify encumbrances; research discrepancies; approve for payment and post to the proper account.
Receive funds from the public and departments in payment of business licenses, building permits, library fees, recreational activities and additional payments for fees and services; verify appropriateness of applicable fees based on established ordinances; calculate and issue change; process payments received according to established account classifications.
Prepare billings and related correspondence for accounts receivable; institute small claims action when necessary.
Maintain daily transaction records by balancing, preparing summaries and entering into computer; maintain records of delinquent invoices.
Process bond payments; prepare monthly revenue reports; and reconcile checking accounts; verify bank statements against deposits.
Audit various claims for payment including those for utility services; prepare for check writing and input to data processing.
Initiate accounting transfers.
Reconcile general ledger accounts with various registers; maintain and reconcile department petty cash account.
Prepare payroll from time reports submitted after verifying accuracy of data; update employee master file; prepare payroll input for new employees.
Participate in the reviewing and processing of business license applications and renewals; verify information; determine proper payments based on established policies and procedures.
Assist in reviewing, calculating, and processing payroll adjustments; assist in auditing and reconciling payroll register, preparing accounting records and reports such as State and Federal Income Tax and PERS.
Respond to citizen inquiries; research and answer employee and department questions regarding the status of accounts and payments, the proper coding of transactions and other matters.
Review, maintain and prepare a variety of financial statements and costs and statistical reports. Interpret computer reports.
May perform various routine clerical duties such as typing and filing.
Maintain records of forthcoming revenue transactions; assist with gathering various investment rates; file and maintain additional supporting revenue documentation.

QUALIFICATIONS
Equivalent to completion college level course work in Accounting, Finance or Business.
Modern office practices and procedures. Business arithmetic.
Learn to operate standard office machines including a typewriter, calculator and computer terminal.
Keep financial and statistical records. Perform varied clerical work.
Type at a speed necessary for successful job performance. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions
Establish and maintain effective cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
One year of clerical experience including some financial and statistical record keeping.
Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade.
Principles and practices of financial record keeping. Municipal accounting system requirements and procedures. Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Work independently in the absence of supervision. Maintain accurate records involving financial activities.
Operate standard office machines, including a typewriter, calculator and computer terminal.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


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