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Entry Level Accounting Clerk

Company: Linqm
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLINQM is looking for an Accounting Clerk. The accounting clerk will be responsible for financial transactions, using excel daily, building reports, and other administrative tasks. This position is full-time, M-F, from date-of-hire through the end of August with possibility of extending. The position will be performed in a hybrid capacity. Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Verify Purchasing-Card transactions with a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy. This is the primary focus of the position and during the summer includes the verification of over 100 financial transactions. Stanford University Purchasing Cards are issued to authorized, trained and active Stanford employees to purchase eligible goods and services in support of Stanford University business.
  • Review transactions, supporting documentation, journal postings, etc. for accuracy, consistency, timeliness and compliance. Examples of duties include assisting Task Owners with the management of purchase orders, reconciliation of monthly expenses, and assisting Financial Analyst with fiscal year-end activities.
  • Compile, maintain, and review data reports for accuracy and completeness. Generate standardized financial reports. This position will work closely with members of the finance team to manage ad hoc reports as assigned. Examples of duties include management of summer transaction reports, upkeep of data-driven reports pertaining to student enrollment, and creation of reports exploring the analysis of instructional expenses.
  • Maintain accounting/finance departmental files and desktop procedures and process documents for area of responsibility. This position will be counted on to uphold University policy, federal regulations and requirements, and standards pertaining to reports with sensitive data and information.
  • Verify travel card expenses and process reimbursements, on an as needed basis.
  • Assist with routine administrative functions related to course management, contingent staff onboarding, tracking of training requirements, and general duties as assigned.Requirements:
    • Proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of financial systems, internet, and computer literacy.
    • Ability to communicate information clearly and effectively to internal audiences.
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
    • Advanced analysis and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to ensure and apply compliance with financial and University policies.

Keywords: Linqm, Palo Alto , Entry Level Accounting Clerk, Accounting, Auditing , Palo Alto, California

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