Finance Clerk job description

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Finance Clerk Responsibilities include:

  • Verifying financial data and maintain accurate records
  • Supporting monetary transactions
  • Resolving accounting issues

finance clerk job description

Job brief

We are looking for a Finance Clerk to take on various administrative tasks. Your main responsibilities will include keeping financial records, preparing bills and delivering high-quality customer service.

We’re looking for an individual with a keen eye for detail, strong math skills and the ability to multi-task efficiently. You should also be trustworthy and an excellent communicator.

Your goal will be to ensure our accounting procedures run smoothly.

Responsibilities

  • Process bills, checks, receipts and other documents
  • Ensure all documents are properly signed and distributed
  • Verify financial and other data (e.g. tax identification numbers)
  • Monitor financial transactions
  • Enter data and maintain updated records
  • Assist with account reconciliations
  • Communicate with vendors, customers and colleagues
  • Report the status of accounts and discrepancies

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Finance Clerk
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and financial transactions
  • Familiarity with financial regulations, i.e. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of MS Office and databases
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliability and strong work ethics
  • Ability to solve problems
  • High school diploma or equivalent
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