Job Details: Accounting Clerk

Date Posted: 03.16.18

Title: Accounting Clerk

Location: Fort Walton Beach

Closing Date: 04.06.18

Description: See qualifications.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED plus six (6) years of accounts payable or general accounting experience or BA/BS degree plus one (1) year of accounts payable or general accounting experience or AA degree plus four (4) years accounts payable or accounting experience. Knowledge of accounts payable, general accounting procedures, and relevant accounting software. Proficient in data entry and management. Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness. High degree of drive, initiative, and follow-through. Able to problem solve and have the ability to meet deadlines. Have general math and information management skills. Highly organized with strong attention to detail and all work products. Must have a strong work ethic, follow standard filing procedures, be reliable, and maintain a professional attitude. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to interact wtih employees and vendors in a professional manner. Must pass a DCF Level II criminal background screening, a Tuberculosis (TB) test, and a drug test.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: BCI is looking for a skilled Accounting Clerk to perform a variety of accounting, bookkeeping, and financial tasks. The Accounting Clerk responsibilities include data entry and maintaining accounting documents and records. Candidates should be familiar with accounting procedures. Candidate must be competent in Microsoft Office, spreadsheets, and financial reports. We are excited to meet interested potential teammates. BCI offers competitive salary and benefits. Main job tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and verify invoices and check requests
  • Sort, code, and match invoices
  • Set invoices up for payment
  • Enter and upload invoices into system
  • Track expenses and process expense reports
  • Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments
  • Prepare and perform check runs
  • Maintain, verify, and post transactions to journals, ledger, and other records
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • Prepare analysis of accounts
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries
  • Produce monthly reports
  • Assist with month end closing
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal ID numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or puchase order amendments.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Updates job knowledge by participation in education opportunities
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completed related results as needed

***Applicant must meet the minimum requirements to be considered for this position. NO EXCEPTIONS.***

Notify the Human Resources Office in advance if you require special disability accommodations to participate in the employment process.


Hours: Full-Time