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Accounting Clerk II

Department:
Accounting
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Grade:
A4
Salary:
Starts at $46,675
Benefits:
Posting Date:
October 08, 2021

This position processes, inputs, reconciles and analyzes a variety of financial and accounting transactions and information ranging from simple to complex according to Union and department policies and procedures.  Additional duties will include:

DUTIES:          

  • Use accounting software systems, spreadsheets and word processing software to perform a variety of accounting related tasks. 
  • Prepares and works with complex worksheets that are developed from source documents and accounting data systems for analysis and reporting.
  • Creates schedules, reports and analyses for review by supervisory staff.
  • Creates invoices for affiliates and customers.
  • Communicates with vendors and staff by telephone, email and memos.
  • Maintains records, logs, and files of transactions and activities.
  • Input affiliate data into the PerCap database.
  • Perform reconciliations of bank accounts as assigned.
  • Process affiliate rebate payments.
  • Prepare end of month schedules as needed.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: 

Education & Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent and one year of bookkeeping or accounting coursework at the college level with a minimum of one year experience in an automated accounting environment. Accounting Degree preferred.

Skills:

  • Up to three years of experience in an accounting environment performing a variety tasks.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while working with minimal supervision; manage time effectively to meet deadlines and be self-motivated to learn and take on new tasks and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of organizational skills, accuracy, attention to detail and workflow output.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers, management and others external to AFSCME.
  • Proficiency with a personal computer, 10-key calculator and in the use of Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel, Word and Access.
  • Experience using PC accounting software.
  • Experience with the use of Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software and ADP software is desirable.
  • Occasional overtime may be required.

          Please submit resume and cover letter to recruiting@afscme.org

**A Skills Assessment may be required of all candidates.**

Posting Date:    October 7, 2021