Monday, December 20, 2010

Accounting Clerk - Downtown Indianapolis Corporate Headquarters

Due to a newly created position and promotion, we are looking to re-fill an Accounting Clerk position that we had filled in April of 2009. The individual placed over a year and a half ago is being promoted into a new position created for her.

This company continues to grow and create new positions. So, we feel it is reasonable to think that the person hired into this Accounting Clerk position in early 2011 will be someone who will have advancement opportunities in the future. The position reports directly to the long-time Corporate Controller of the company in a small department of a 300 employee company located near the Circle in downtown Indianapolis. Here is a full job description:

Job Title: Accounting Clerk
Reports to: VP & Controller

1. Summary: The incumbent is accountable for performing a variety of routine and recurring accounting functions in accordance with standard policies and procedures.

2. Essential Functions: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent. The job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change, or otherwise as the Bank deems appropriate.
♦Reconciles miscellaneous daily, weekly and monthly general ledger and bank accounts (TT & L, Teller Cash, Repurchase Agreements, Suspense, General Ledger Balancing Report)
♦Enters FIS accounting entries into general ledger
♦Processes interest checks, including updating the check register, preparing tickets, and mailing the checks
♦Codes Accounts Payable invoices or expense reports with the appropriate Vendor number, and then enters the invoice or expense report into the AP system
♦Sorts and distributes mail (internal, external and downstairs)
♦Updates spreadsheets using Excel (budget sheets, rate sheets, travelers check spreadsheet, Dreyfus investment sheet)
♦Files accounts payable invoices
♦Enters fixed assets into fixed asset system
♦Sorts and keys general ledger tickets
♦Serves as back-up for other positions within the Finance department

3. Additional Responsibilities: Completes other duties as assigned by the VP & Controller. Additionally, may perform general office duties as necessary.

4. Required Education, Experience, and Skills:
♦One to two years of accounting experience, preferably in the banking industry, and preferably with an accounts payable emphasis
♦Excellent customer service skills
♦Proven analytical and problem solving skills
♦Ability to interpret and analyze data
♦Computer proficiency
♦Proven verbal and written communication skills

5. Physical Requirements: Include the ability to:
♦Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word.
♦Visually identify and distinguish between various documents and currency.
♦Position requires frequent sitting.

6. Equipment Used: Computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, ten-key calculator (by touch) and photocopier.

7. Supervisory Requirements: This position does not have direct supervisory

8. Working Conditions: Office environment.

If you or someone that you know would have an interest in this position, please contact John Wolfe, Research Associate, via email at

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