Accounting Clerk
Springfield Partners for Community Actio

Job Order #: 19638650

Springfield, MA 01109

Full Time

37.5 hours per week

POSTED 9/14/2023

EXPIRES 10/13/2023

Job Description

Accounting Clerk
$23 - $28 an hour - Full-time

Utilize agency computerized accounting software programs (Excel, Microix, MIP, Word, Outlook, ADP) to perform duties and responsibilities;
Maintains vendor records and files including electronic records, paper files
Monitor vendor accounts and maintain the agency?s good standing with all vendors
Receive, process, verify, and reconcile invoices and account statements
Ensure timely payment of invoices
Obtain appropriate approvals for all transactions
Process check requests and complete weekly check-run
Review and reconcile invoices and account statements
Record credit card transactions and reconcile payments and account balance
Process and record invoices for paperless payments
Maintain petty cash accounts, records entry of, verifies documentation for, distributes petty cash, reconciles monthly
Maintain adequate backup documentation for all payments
Process employee expense reports
Assist with fixed asset record keeping
Assist with audits as needed
Assist with purchasing and procurement
Prepare annual 1099 reports and filing
Research and answer vendor, participant & employee inquiries regarding paid and unpaid invoices, charges, payments, and garnishments in a timely, courteous, and professional manner
Serve as backup for critical fiscal department responsibilities
Other duties or projects as assigned related to the position or department needs

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 disabilities to perform essential functions.

· Associate Degree in accounting or related field preferred OR
· A minimum of two (2) years of full-time equivalent relevant experience with emphasis on accounts payable and office/administrative experience.
· Knowledge of accrual accounting concepts
· Knowledge of GAAP procedures and reporting
· Must possess exceptional organizational skills with the ability to monitor and prioritize workload and meet strict deadlines with attention to detail and accuracy.
· Sensitivity to, and ability to maintain confidential information.
· Strong computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, accounting software, 10-key calculator, e-mail, and Internet)
· Able to operate basic office equipment (fax, copier, postage meter)
· Sustained concentration and excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
· Intermediate interpretation and problem-solving skills, particularly mathematical, bookkeeping, and regulatory obligations.
· Ability to work in a professional manner both independently and with others in a team environment
· Pleasant and engaging personality
· Ability to work with low-income families, in a diverse community.
· Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
· Demonstrated initiative to identify projects, tasks, or other activities that will further the organization?s goals, obtain an appropriate level of support, and complete the activity in a timely manner.
· Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
· Excellent communication and organizational skills
· Possession of a valid driver?s license and reliable transportation preferred.

· Ability to speak English/Spanish preferred.
· Ability to read/write correspondence.
· Strong interpersonal and communication (written & oral) skills.
· Understand and follow oral and written directions.
· Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employe

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721 State Street
Springfield, MA 01109

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$23.00 - $28.00 per hour


  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K

Benefit Details

401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Professional development assistance Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance


Spfld. Partners for Community Action




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Springfield, MA 01109