Accounting Clerk I
Chicago, IL 60601 US
We are seeking an organized and detail-oriented Accounting Clerk I to join our finance team. The Accounting Clerk I will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial records. This position involves verifying financial information, performing various clerical duties, and maintaining an organized filing system. Candidates should have a basic understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, as well as proficiency in using computer software for financial data entry.
Verification of Financial Information:
- Review and verify the accuracy of vouchers, purchase orders, invoices, and payments.
- Ensure that all financial transactions are correctly recorded and match supporting documentation.
- Perform various clerical tasks, including making copies of documents, filing paperwork, and organizing financial records.
Basic Accounting Knowledge:
- Possess familiarity with basic accounting terminology and concepts to support accurate financial data entry and verification.
- Maintain both manual and automated filing systems to ensure easy retrieval and reference of financial records.
- High school diploma or equivalent is required. Post-secondary coursework in accounting or related fields is a plus.
Attention to Detail:
- Strong attention to detail to identify and rectify any discrepancies in financial records.
- Ability to efficiently organize and manage financial documents and records.
- Proficiency in using basic computer software, including spreadsheets and accounting software.