ACCOUNTING CLERK in Leavenworth, KS at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    2/14/2018

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.



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.