Accounting Clerk

Kansas City Consolidated Accounting Office - Overland Park, KS (30+ days ago)


The Accounting Clerk is responsible for computing, classifying, recording, and verifying numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include the following:

Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.
Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and totals accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases.
Audits invoices against purchase orders, researches discrepancies, and approves for payment.
Investigates problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for bills.
Computes and records charges, refunds, cost of lost or damaged goods, freight charges, rentals, and similar items.
Prepares vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records, and reviews for accuracy.
Reconciles general ledger accounts with various registers.
Extracts general ledger information.
Compiles cost reports and revenue and balance sheets.
Reconciles bank statements.
Monitors loans and accounts payable and receivable to ensure that payments are up to date.
Reconciles report discrepancies and problems.
Codes data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures.
Reviews, balances, and interprets computer reports, and makes corrections.
Assists employees, vendors, clients, or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services.
Maintains an organized, clean and safe work area
Participates in required training
Records all hours worked accurately in company timekeeping system
Follows Safeguards rules and regulations.
Demonstrates the Company’s Core Values
Complies with Company policies and procedures
Observes all Federal, State, Local and Company safety rules and regulations in the performance of duties.
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with medical conditions to perform the essential functions.

Desired Education:
o GED

o High School Diploma

Associate Degree

o Bachelor Degree

o Master Degree

o Doctorate Degree

Field of Study:
Accounting

o Automotive

o Business

o Human Resources

o Information Technology

Desired Work Experience:
up to 3 years

o 3-5 years

o 5+ years

Education/Experience:
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous Accounting experience in a high volume environment desired. Strong organizational skills required.

Certificates and Licenses:
o Valid Driver’s License

o Automobile Salesperson License

Computer Skills:
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Products. Ability to learn the Dealership Management System, Spreadsheet software, accounting software, and inventory software.

Communication Skills:
Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with company personnel.

Attendance Expectations:
The position requires regular and predictable attendance. Scheduled shifts may include evening hours, weekends, and some holidays.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

Environment Demands:
Duties are performed primarily at a desk in an office setting. Work includes frequent clerical and administrative responsibilities and interaction with managers and employees.

Verbal and Writing Ability:
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.

Math Ability:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Core Values:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following Core Values:

Servant Leadership

Servant Leaders consciously put the needs of others before their own, because to serve people is to value them.

Teamwork through Trust & Respect

Diversity is strength, and when we trust and respect one another we can work as a team to achieve at a high level.

Integrity

Being honest and transparent with people, in an effort to do the right thing within the letter and spirit of the law, drives every action we take and every decision we make.

Commitment to Customer Enthusiasm

Every day we recommit ourselves to the customer experience, and we are empowered to exceed the expectations of our customers.

Passion for Winning

Hendrick’s tradition of winning is based on the idea of striving to be the best, not the biggest, and is therefore defined by how we treat our people.

Accountability at All Levels

Taking ownership of our actions and our decisions allows us to grow as individuals, and support each other as a team.

Commitment to Continuous Improvement

Every day we soften our hearts as well as our egos, in order to seek out and improve upon areas of opportunity within ourselves and our team.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by this employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties and responsibilities upon the request of a supervisor. This job description is subject to revision at the discretion of the company.

Hendrick Automotive Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.