Robert Half International Accounting Clerk in Portland, Maine
Description Are you looking to contribute your skills at a well-respected organization as an Accounting Clerk? Robert Half has an job opening for a candidate to support a department as an Accounting Clerk. This opportunity is with a company in the Wholesale Distribution industry. The Accounting Clerk duties will include 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 short-term contract / temporary to hire employment opportunity based in the Portland, Maine area.
What you get to do every day
Prepare statements and reports that require utilization of a variety of sources
See to the proper coding of documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes
Standard accounting: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects
Assist Accounts Payable: vendor invoices and disbursement filing, A/P invoice matching & filing
Support Accounts Receivable: apply cash receipt, help with collection of past due balance, and process daily invoices/credit
Submit financial figures to journals and ledgers
Remedy discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required Requirements - Ability to multitask and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds
AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field preferred
Candidates with Spreadsheet and ERP system experience will be prioritized
Proven knowledge of Track Shipments
Delivery Schedule experience preferred
Strong familiarity with data entry
Command of Accounts Receivable (AR)
Outgoing Shipments experience highly desired
Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)
Robert 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.
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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.