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Accounting Clerk

Jackson, MS 39202

Posted: 04/18/2023 Industry: Accounting Pay Rate: $14.25 per hour

Job Description

Performs basic and clerical accounting functions including financial recordkeeping, data entry, and minimal reporting; processes invoices, check requests, checks, and/or income.  Works with Divisional or local staff to accomplish the accounting functions.

  • Posts and maintains a variety of ledgers; enters income and expense data into computerized financial systems; proofs entries to verify accuracy and completeness; prepares basic reports for review.

  • Receives, and codes bills and invoices; matches invoices with appropriate back-up paperwork (i.e. requisition and purchase order); enters data into the accounts payable module; runs reports weekly to determine items due; may build payment batch; obtains authorized signatures on checks, and distributes checks.  Files all check copies with required supporting documentation.

  • Receives income (deposit) documentation and makes appropriate entry into cash receipts ledger.  Files all cash receipts with posting reports and other supporting documentation.

  • Assists in preparing and reviewing various financial and statistical reports and spreadsheets for accuracy and completeness; may prepare schedule of errors.

  • Applies accurate code numbers to financial documents and batches totals.


    Researches and reconciles accounts to ensure financial documents, correspondence, invoices, payments, spreadsheets, etc. are accurate; assists in resolving accounting problems with outside vendors.


    Prepares correspondence regarding the status of accounts and responds to account inquiries; ensures all correspondence is prepared in a professional and tactful manner.

  • Maintains files containing posting reports, payments, and supporting documentation in accordance with internal policies and guidelines.

  • Ensure all Accounts Payable items have scanned documents attached via GP PaperSave.

  • Compiles data and generates various departmental/company reports and inventory records; monitors incoming reports to ensure accuracy and completeness before processing the same.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. 
  • Two years progressively responsible experience working in a general office with bookkeeping responsibilities 
  • Equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Additional Information

The hours are Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm and Off on Fridays depending on the work load (30 hours per week)

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