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Responsibilities of an Accounting Clerk

At an Accounting Clerk I job how and where to prepare work to be processed by gathering, sorting, and organizing data and documents?

How and where to accurately and timely enter Accounts payable data(invoices,credits,payments) into accounting system after verifying validity and accuracy?

How and where to compare vendor statements with accounting system and requests and enters missing documents/transactions as necessary?

How and where to keep subsidiary ledger on Excel(basic spreadsheet knowledge such as formatting and basic formulas required)?

How and where to maintain historical records by preparing and electronically filing documents?

How to use Quickbooks?

How to use Excel?

Excel basic spreadsheet knowledge such as formatting and basic formulas required?

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All these are the responsibilities and duties of an Accounting Clerk I. It is obvious that it is beneficial if the person to be hired has a basic understanding and knowledge of accounting. Below is an explanation of each of these duties and responsibilities:

At an Accounting Clerk I job how and where to prepare work to be processed by gathering, sorting, and organizing data and documents?
An Accounting Clerk I will mostly be asked to file documents and data specifically those which are related to accounting transactions. When I say file this include gathering, sorting, and organizing. What this means is that accounts receivable documents and data should be collected into one place - whether such place is a physical folder for example or in the company's accounting information and system database and those accounts receivable documents should be filed per customer for easier retrieval of data.

How and where to accurately and timely enter Accounts payable data(invoices,credits,payments) into accounting system after verifying validity and accuracy?
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The solution uses 675 words to explain the duties and responsibilities of an ideal accounting clerk potential employee.

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