Robert Half Finance & Accounting Accounting Clerk in Colonie, New York

Robert Half Finance has an immediate need for a talented Accounting Clerk. The duties of this role include matching invoices to purchase orders and/or vouchers, data entry and facilitating Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R) processes. In this dynamic team environment, you will have a great work space/office, terrific benefits, and the opportunity for career advancement. This full-time Accounting Clerk position is located in the Albany, New York, area. Your responsibilities - Accurately code documents with expenditure codes and accounting codes - Reconcile discrepancies by examining possible sources of disagreement, recreating likely actions, and identifying the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as needed - Process daily invoices/credit, apply cash receipts, and help with collection of past due balances to support Accounts Receivable - Use a variety of sources to prepare statements and reports - Handle general accounting and administration tasks: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects - Assist accounts payable with vendor invoices and disbursement filing and with A/P invoice matching filing - Revise transaction documents and other documents or entries to ensure correctness; may require other actions - Carry out other related duties and work on special projects as assigned - Monitor budgets and originate or verify adjustments and transfers to assist in budgetary control - Post financial information to journals, registers, and ledgers, using manual or electronic methods For immediate consideration please email your resume to Jill at

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on FortuneĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 02880-0010128474

Functional Role: Accounting Clerk

Country: USA

State: NY

City: Colonie

Postal Code: 12110

Compensation: $35,000.00 to $45,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Entry-level applicants encouraged to apply - Comprehensive knowledge of accounts payable - Command of accounts receivable - Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required - Ability to multitask, collaborate and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds in a fast-paced environment - AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred - 2+ years of accounting experience required - Proven knowledge of Excel