Accounting Clerk - Entry Level

American Staffing, LLC - St. Louis, MO


Accounting Clerk
Temp to Perm position
Hours M-F 7:30-4:30
Pay rate $14/hour
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Generate and send out customer invoices.
  • Posts customer payments by recording cash, checks, lock box and credit card transactions.
  • Verify discrepancies by and resolve client’s billing issues.
  • Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines.
  • Review AR Aging to ensure compliance.
  • Process freight bills.
  • Investigate and resolve customer/vendor queries.
  • Communicate with customers/venders/team members via phone, email, mail or personally.
  • Perform account reconciliations.
  • Assist with month-end closing.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Education and Experience

  • Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts receivable clerk or Accounts payable clerk
  • Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
  • Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers
  • Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
  • Data entry and word processing skills
  • Well organized
  • High school degree
  • Associate’s degree or relevant certification is a plus

Key Competencies

  • organization and planning skills
  • work management and prioritizing skills
  • verbal and written communication skills
  • problem solving ability
  • attention to detail
  • accuracy
  • flexibility
  • reliability
  • teamwork

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $14.00 /hour


  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely