68 Accounting Clerk jobs in Philadelphia, UNITED STATES – Base salary 6000 USD per Month

68 Accounting Clerk jobs in Philadelphia, UNITED STATES – Base salary 6000 USD per Month


Accounting Clerks jobs are open with us.  Our Client which is an international company looking to hire Accounting Clerks for Philadelphia office.

Job Reference number: Philadelphia-1711-002

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68 Accounting Clerk jobs in Philadelphia, UNITED STATES – Base salary 6000 USD per Month


68 Accounting Clerk job in Philadelphia (NYC)


Accounting Clerk Job Summary

Accounting Clerk job Description

We are seeking Accounting Clerks. Below are the responsibilities and duties associated with these positions, which may be changed from time to time due to demands from attorneys and clients.


Essential Duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Compares figures and totals on documents with statement of accounts submitted by accounting department to verify accuracy of documents.
  • Receives payments and coordinates with Accounts Receivable Department to ensure payment of freight. Notifies Cargo Checker to examine shipment when discrepancies are found. Checks for discrepancies on accounting records or manifest.
  • Plan and coordinate to assist customers with any shipment inquiries or freight release at the terminal/warehouse.
  • Coordinator with any third-party on the release of CFS shipments to ensure shipments are delivered to the warehouse on time.
  • Check the terminal for freight and customs release.
  • Consistently communicate and update customers, overseas offices and steamship lines via e-mail and telephone regarding the status of freight release.
  • Manage all aspects of daily bank deposits: scan and file copies of all received checks, maintain log of all cash receipts, utilize remote scanner to process check deposits, prepare related journal entries.
  • Maintain accounting records, scan and file supporting documentation for cash receipts.
  • Perform monthly audit of cash receipts to ensure journals and all supporting documentation are compliant for year-end audit.
  • Research and record daily bank deposits including checks, wires, ACH, drawdowns, returned wires and credit transactions as well as adjustments relating to bank fees, interest and reclassifications of incorrect funds in SAP in a timely manner.
  • Weekly reviews of unidentified cash receipts and travel expenses; investigate/ communicate with vendors and/or program staff to resolve in a timely manner.
  • Conduct monthly analysis of balance sheet accounts including the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations, including managing petty cash.  Enter monthly journal entries to the General Ledger to assist with completing monthly close.
  • Support Pre-paid Debit Card Program
  • Responsible for complying with applicable contract and sponsor requirements and following all IIE policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties and functions as assigned.
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The main responsibility of the Accounting Clerk / Freight Cashier  is to assure that all processes have been completed correctly prior to the release of freight.

  • Maintain accounting databases by responding to new matter requests, creating new vendors, and inputting filing fee check requests.
  • Process check requests and check voids.
  • Track and record money order activity, ensuring proper client posting of the expense; void and credit if required.
  • Assemble various monthly reports.
  • Perform back-up activities, as required, at  the direction of the Accounting Manager.


The Accounting Clerk performs a variety of general accounting support tasks in an accounting department including:

  • Verifying the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.
  • Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable). Enters data into computer system using defined computer programs (SAP)
  • Compile data and prepare a variety of reports.
  • Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers.
  • Recommends actions to resolve discrepancies.
  • Investigates questionable data.



Base Salary

6000 USD per Month


Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Applied Mathematics is preferred and one year related experience and/or training;

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Fast learner
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong computer skills – proficient in the Microsoft Suite
  • Strong data entry and typing skills

Most employers require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting to work in an accounting clecrk position. While a bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement, some companies prefer accountants with a graduate degree education. State requirements for a Certified Public Accountant license or certification include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

  • Proven working experience as  accountant or in a relevant field
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures
  • Excellent accounting software user
  • Strong attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • CPA or CMA preferred
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Computer Skills


To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office.


Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Applied Mathematics.


Employment Type              (e.g. full-time, part-time, contract, temporary, seasonal, internship).

Full Time


Estimated Salary

6000 USD per Month , 72000 USD per year


Experience Requirements

Proven working experience as a accountant of One Year or more


Hiring Organization


Jobs & HR Pty Ltd

Jobs & HR Pty Ltd will hire you for our client company.

Established in 1981, Our Client’s Company is one of the leading freight forwarding companies. With headquarters in Philadelphia and branches throughout Asia, North America and Europe; Our Client’s Company enjoys a strong position in a rapidly growing market.

Company’s unique blend of resources, experience and talent enables us to resolve the varied and complex issues facing our clients with a personal and measured touch. We approach each matter entrusted to us as an opportunity to foster genuine and long-term relationships. To that end, we strive fully to understand our clients’ concerns and objectives and to collaborate with them through every step in the process. This synergistic approach has empowered us to create tailored and innovative programs that have attained national prominence.


Incentive Compensation

2000 USD per Month extra – not included in salary



Job Benefits

    • Very competitive compensation package inclusive of a generous benefits package
    • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of cost
    • life insurance
    • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match
    • Voluntary Benefits (Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.)
    • Generous time off program includes 22 holidays, sick leave and vacation
    • Other great benefits (Flexible spending account, EAP, tuition reimbursement, etc.)
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Job Location

Philadelphia, UNITED STATES

Occupational Category

Financial auditors and accountants


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Responsibilities & Essential Duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

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