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ACCOUNTING CLERK in Lawton, OK at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/27/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lawton, OK
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/27/2022
  • Job ID:
    33652/35607/195889

Job Description

Facility: Lawton Correctional Facility

Pay: $14.00 hr.

Bonus (if applicable): $1,000.00 Sign On Bonus

Shift:

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

***$1,000.00 SIGN-ON BONUS***

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation. 

Who We Are: 

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes. 

Why Work for GEO: 

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success. 
  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things. 
  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful. 

Summary

Under close supervision, this position performs standard and routine accounting duties.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Processes all business office responsibilities including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, inventory control and general office management.
  • Serves as accounting clerk handling daily accounting and month-end closing activities.
  • Assists with preparing and tracking monthly and annual budgets and forecasts.
  • Maintains payment card (P-Card) system transactions.
  • Codes accounts payable invoices for proper account distribution for the utilizing facility. An invoice that is out of the ordinary or unusual requires management approval.
  • Communicates telephonically and in a professional manner with regionals, directors, other facility staff and vendors as necessary regarding the appropriateness of purchases and the proper allocation of expenses.
  • Updates and maintain current billing files so accurate records are maintained enabling processing of timely billing reports.
  • Prepares and submit daily activity reports/count sheets to contracting agencies ensuring accurate, timely submittal in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Prepares contractual monthly billing report ensuring accurate, timely submittal in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Provides copy of all monthly billings to company corporate office in a timely manner.
  • Edits for discrepancies and prepares punch detail report for final processing of payroll to meet bi-weekly payroll deadline and ensure employees are paid accurately.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Three (3) years bookkeeping or accounting experience.
  • Familiar with general accounting principles, fiscal budget control procedures and computerized accounting.
  • Review and understand documents as they pertain to accounts payable.
  • Handle a variety of tasks as they relate to accounting.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation.
  • Manage workflow in an orderly manner.
  • Express thoughts logically, in both written and verbal form using correct grammar.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in order to perform a wide range of duties. Proficient with computers and the necessary software used by the facility.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license. (Oklahoma State Requirement)

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