Data Entry/Accounting Clerk

Professional Alternatives

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Job ID#: 10384

Data Entry – Accounting Clerks Needed

3+ Month Contract, Pay rate $17 hour
Location:  Southwest Houston, Zip Code 77085

National wholesale supply company to the construction industry based in southwest Houston/Stafford area is looking for contract Data Entry -Accounting Clerks to assist with invoice backlog. Training will be conducted in office at their corporate headquarters near Stafford for the first 2 weeks, and then switching to a hybrid rotating schedule. (3 days in office one week, 2 days work from home, next week: 2 days in office, 3 days work from home.)

The candidate must possess strong customer service skills and good data entry skills along with some knowledge of accounting functions. Accounts Payable experience preferred but not required.

  • Will be performing data entry of invoices into the system to assist with backlog of invoices during the department transition.
  • Accurate data entry skills and experience in banking, finance or accounting
  • Strong organizational skills will be required to manage the flow of invoices, statements and payments.

Job Duties – AP Department, will train!

  • Perform data entry and timely processing of invoices
  • High volume 100+ per day
  • Perform 3-way matching – between purchase orders, invoices, shipping bills of lading
  • Reconcile monthly statements
  • Resolve various invoice issues and discrepancies
  • Research and resolve billing problems and corrected invoices
  • Handle the processing, distribution, accuracy verification and maintenance of invoices
  • Print accounts payable reports including transaction activity reports, trial balances, cash requirements and check registers to review for accuracy
  • Work with accounting departments to ensure accurate account coding and proper expense allocation
  • Work closely with credit support team to process customer refunds in a timely manner
  • Manage relationships with internal/external business partners and provide timely responses to vendor inquiries
  • Incoming and outgoing mail
  • Able to multi-task and remain focused
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 10-Key data entry  **Will be tested
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently or with a Team
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Must be able to work 8 AM – 5 PM schedule (Overtime if needed)
  • Must be able to work in a drug-free workplace
  • Must pass a thorough local and national background screening
  • Must pass a drug screen



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