Accounting Clerk

Job Category
Accounting/Financial Management
Job Description

Job Description
The Accounting Clerk is responsible for computing, classifying and recording financial transactions to ensure the financial records of the organization are accurate. The Accounting Clerk also performs routine financial calculations and general ledger duties. The Accounting Clerk may also check the accuracy of calculations performed by other employees.

Essential Functions:
• Process purchase orders in an accurate and timely manner.
• Determining and reviewing account classification of invoices and forwarding to Accounts Payable.
• Process expense reports in an accurate and timely manner and in accordance with departmental procedures.
• Answers all vendor inquiries.
• Assists in monthly closings.
• File, order supplies and perform miscellaneous duties for department.
• Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
• Researches and solves payment discrepancies on accounts receivables.
• Assist with getting customer payments applied.
• Efficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products
• Responsible for customer invoicing new, change, and disconnect services each month.
• Answer main telephone line and greet visitors of NebraskaLink as backup responsibilities.
• Assume all USAC responsibilities including organizing submitted school forms, submitting reimbursement on behalf of the schools, and reconciling to the general leger each month for reimbursement.
• Completing other tasks as assigned by Accounting Manager.

Preferred Talents:
• Detail-oriented
• Self-directed and takes initiative
• Effective communicator – written and verbal
• Independent with good judgement
• Organized
• Strong decision-making skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Minimum of 3-5 years accounting experience
• Ability to work in a teamwork environment.
• Must understand principles of accounting functions and generally accepted accounting principles.
• Must have strong computer skills with a working knowledge of Excel and Word and have the ability to learn new programs quickly. Knowledge and experience of accounting, statistical and financial reporting.
• Familiarity with telecommunications accounting is desirable but not essential.
• Tax knowledge helpful.

Job Location (City, State)
Lincoln, NE
Company Name
Company Email Address
Contact Name
Krista Rice