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Senior Accounting Clerk in Roanoke, VA with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Job Number: 31926

Senior Accounting Clerk

Job Description:

Our client, located in Roanoke, VA, is seeking a Senior Accounting Clerk to add to their team! This individual will compute, classify, record, and verify numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records and provide departmental support by performing accounting and administrative functions. You will also manage department workflow and reassign clerks as necessary. This is a full time, contract opportunity.


  • Complete period close processing and prepare period close reports for all assigned accounts. Ensure all accounts are in balance at the end of each period and communicate outstanding issues to management.

  • Prepare journal entries and assigned account reconciliations on a period basis according to established schedule. Follow up with appropriate individuals for any needed corrections and prepare journal entries accordingly.

  • Participate in the completion of period-end reporting which includes auditing reports and copying and binding internal management reports (Black Book), and prepare period-end account reviews for prepaid miscellaneous expenses and utility deposits.

  • Prepare and maintain schedules and supporting documentation needed for management, internal and external reporting, internal and external auditors, and SOX requirements.

  • Work to resolve differences and adjustments to accounting numbers and ensure accurate and efficient resolution of any issues for all assigned accounts.

  • Ensure the accurate and timely payments to vendors for merchandise received into our distribution centers and stores, and collect credits for returns of product back to suppliers.

  • Provide support to the Corporate Accounting Department with accounting and administrative functions.

  • Assist lower level Clerks to ensure workflow timeliness of invoices and payment processing. Manage workflow by reassigning clerks, as necessary.

  • Update the training manual as processes or systems change.

  • Coordinate the printing of checks with Computer Operations and verifies the printed check numbers against the check register, resolving any discrepancies.

  • Ensure that all Invoices are properly coded for processing and assists Processors with questions regarding invoices, procedures, and G/L coding.

  • Assist in preparation of annual budgets.

  • Assist in documentation, monitoring and testing of internal controls for Accounting in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma and two to four years related experience and/or training

Desired Background/Skills:


    • Strong Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, and PeopleSoft skills.

    • Proficient in keying on CRT and On-line invoice matching system.

    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal communication skills.

    • Be able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

    • Apply solid knowledge of mathematics and accounting to practical situations.

    • Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

    • Analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and property leases.

    • Able to write reports business correspondence and procedure manuals.

    • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

    • Be able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment, and manages time effectively.

    Other Information:

    • Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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