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Seek the Challenging Position of Bookkeeping Clerk
A highly talented Bookkeeping Clerk with huge experience in processing accounting input documents in order to initiate payments and billings; processing collected receipts; maintaining associated records of accounting activities; and performing related duties as assigned.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Strong knowledge of basic office procedures, practices and equipment.
Sound knowledge of record-keeping fundamentals.
Excellent skill in making basic arithmetic calculations.
Great problem solving Skills.
In-depth ability to file quickly and accurately, using a numeric or alphabetic system.
Uncommon ability to compare numbers quickly and accurately to identify errors or transpositions.
Remarkable ability to organize and prioritize work in order to meet rigidly imposed deadlines.
Exceptional ability to exercise discretion in disclosing information.
Excellent ability to type at a high speed.
Profound knowledge of book-keeping fundamentals and ability to apply them to work requirements.
Deep knowledge of regulations guiding the audit of transactions, and their correct application.
Great knowledge of how to prepare forms to initiate action.
Immense knowledge of data processing transaction codes.
Strong knowledge of computer system functions as they pertain to individual work activities.
Sound knowledge of payroll procedures.
Enviable ability to interpret computer print-outs and relevant error messages.
Extensive ability to post entries and maintain records of transactions.
Remarkable ability to identify transaction discrepancies and resolve them.
Uncommon ability to balance transactions/accounts to control figures.
Deep ability to operate a CRT to access information and perform data entry activities.
MediCare Inc., Tarrytown, NY 2000 - Present
Audit accounting documents (such as grant forms, invoices, bills and reimbursement claims) for accuracy, completeness and compliance with department procedures (or specific program eligibility requirements).
Make routine corrections to documents or return them to initiators for resolution.
Prepare documents for data processing by: assigning relevant transaction codes and account numbers.
Sort documents into batches according to data processing requirements.
Record batch information into a log book for control purposes.
Prepare payments for credit to appropriate accounts by: identifying payment type and relevant account information.
Complete receipts for payment amounts.
Balance receipts to cash on hand; and sort receipts into batches.
Apply receipted payments to accounts by entering payment information into a CRT terminal.
Compare computer reports generated by data processing activities to control documents in order to identify and resolve transaction discrepancies; re-submit corrected documents to Information Services or re-enter corrected data in CRT to ensure that input totals balance with control figures.
Establish and maintain manual records of individual transactions (such as financial cards, client control cards, and ledger cards) by recording: payor/payee identifying information; payment eligibility guidelines; dates, types and amounts of financial activity.
Calculate changing card/ledger balances in conjunction with posted transactions.
Balance various ledgers or accounts by computing totals and comparing results to external controls.
Establish and maintain manual and computer files of information for reference and documentation purposes.
Update information on computer established files by entering relevant data on a CRT, or by submitting proper documentation to keypunch personnel.
Close files according to department guidelines.
Reconcile bank account statements against control documents by: verifying debits and credits posted to accounts; identifying discrepancies between statement and control figures; notifying bank representatives or department staff members of account errors and overseeing their correction.
Prepare and type checks, billing forms, accounts payable forms and other financial documents in order to facilitate the dispersal and collection of funds.
Perform a variety of clerical duties as required to facilitate workflow in the unit, such as: sorting checks and forms; typing routine correspondence; filing documents; completing unit payroll forms; and ordering supplies.
New York University, NY Associate Degree in Accounting (1997)