Posted 9 months ago

Accounting Clerk

Kansas City, Kansas
Job Purpose: To support the accounting team with various accounting tasks and functions that are the responsibility of the Accounting Department.


  • Obtain and maintain understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Work closely with accounting team for vendor set up and maintenance, procurement support, invoice validation, processing and payment, travel and expense audit, reimbursement, and more.
  • Account payable and receivable support as needed.
  • Take initiative to support projects and tasks.
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries.
  • Sales tax reconciliation.
  • Inventory support as needed.
  • Handle inquiries from clients, vendors, and other third parties.
  • Set up customers in system and communicate with customers via phone, email or fax.
  • Research accounting issues; Assist with preparing various reports.
  • Maintain filing and perform other accounting duties as needed.
  • Complete other tasks assigned by supervisor.
  • Complete all required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Timely and regular attendance is required to ensure work flow is not interrupted.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Assist all employees in department in completing their work when necessary.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Create and input vendor information into the CSI system.
  • Prepare and process invoices and supporting documents to insure accurate and timely recording of expense activity.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external parties to insure a high level of communication and understanding.
  • Participate in internal and external educational opportunities to insure continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Complete other tasks assigned by the Controller and the CFO.
  • Complete all required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Timely and regular attendance is required to ensure work flow is not interrupted.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Assist all employees in department in completing their work when necessary.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Wear business casual
It is your duty to make an effort to learn everything about your accounting colleagues' responsibilities, so you can assist in covering their tasks as required.


To perform this job successfully, you must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • High school degree or equivalent.
Required Experience & Skills

  • 2+ years of working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and business theory
  • Ability to assess and recommend improvements for processes and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills and be friendly, approachable and motivated with a strong work ethic and high degree of integrity
  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively manage deadlines
  • Ability to be extremely accurate
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency in the Cloud Suite Industrial (CSI) system, or similar accounting system.
  • Ability to use email and phone extensions
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively manage time and prioritize responsibilities
Preferred Experience & Skills

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting or Finance.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None
Travel Requirements

  • None
Additional Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to legally possess firearms under applicable laws
  • Ability to pass criminal background test and drug test
  • Ability to work overtime when required.

The following are the physical requirements of this position, which all workers filling the position must be able to do or withstand each day:

  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Vision: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; Ability to see color.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, or gases.

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