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Accounting Clerk

Accounting Clerk

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The Accounting Clerk is an entry-level position responsible for assisting the accounting department in creating accurate and timely financial records for the organization. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.


  • Responsible for reconciling corporate credit card receipts and statements. This includes general ledger coding and system data input.
  • Reporting of equipment usage, equipment location transfers, fuel tax, fuel and oil  allocation to equipment.
  • Document and ensure proper keeping of financial records, making use of current technologies.
  • Assist Payroll Clerk with general payroll functions as needed.
  • Assist Accounts Payable functions and learn process.
  • Identify and correct returned rental variances.
  • Backup office receptionist to include but not limited to, answering phones, filing, ordering office supplies, mail, copies, etc.


The Accounting Clerk must have an intermediate knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel and Outlook.  Experience with Viewpoint software a plus. This position must exercise considerable judgment and discretion involving confidential information.  Flexibility, teamwork, thoroughness, multitasking and organizational skills are critical for the success of this position. High School Diploma required and at least 1 year of experience in the accounting field is preferred.


Successful candidate must meet all conditions of COP's Drug and Alcohol testing requirements as a condition of employment. Drug/alcohol screening is administered post-offer and pre-employment.


COP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. COP complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), both the analysis of work and the position description must focus on essential functions and what are actually required and not the ways they are currently or customarily performed. “The term essential function means the fundamental job duties of the employment position the individual with a disability holds or desires.”  (Reference 29 CFR §1630.2(n)(1).)  The physical demands for this position is as follows: stretching, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; reaching, handling, smelling, talking, hearing; seeing; or other demands.