Accounting Clerk

DPS Telecom

Summary of this Position:

An Accounting Clerk at DPS Telecom:
Computes, classifies, records, and verifies numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records by performing the following duties.

  • Monitors accounts payable and receivable to ensure that payments are up to date.
  • Codes invoices for input to accounting software according to company procedures.
  • Prepares vouchers, invoices, checks, and other accounting records, and reviews for accuracy.
  • Assists employees, vendors, clients, or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services.
  • Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.
  • Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and totals accounts to our accounting software.
  • Audits invoices against purchase orders, researches discrepancies, and reviews for payment.
  • Reviews, balances, and interprets computer reports, and makes corrections.
  • Reconciles report discrepancies and problems.

Must Haves:(Competency)
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :
  • Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Follows policies and procedures
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.

Qualifications and Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

One year certificate from college or technical school; OR three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:
  • Microsoft Word word processing software;
  • Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software;
  • Type 40+ Words Per Minute
  • Knowledge of sequence of procedures in the accounting cycle
Language Ability:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Knowledge of and ability to employ proper English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.