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Senior Accounting Clerk

Location: Amsterdam, NY
Job # 10861609
Look no further. This is the place for you! Liberty ARC offers you the chance to have a fulfilling career with numerous opportunities to make a REAL difference in the lives of those we support. Liberty, the Montgomery County Chapter of NYSARC, supports individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. If you’re looking for an inspiring profession with many life-long rewards and want to be a part of something special, we want YOU!
Don’t miss the chance to work at one of most respected not-for-profits in upstate NY. We offer numerous professional growth opportunities, paid/on-the-job training and competitive benefits. Apply now and begin a truly unforgettable experience with us. It’s all about the opportunity and what you make of the journey!

Senior Accounting Clerk
Location: Amsterdam, NY                                             
Reports To: Controller                                                                     
Physical Requirements: Normal Office Environment
Hours of Work: Full Time, 37.5 hours a week. Weekend, on-call and holiday work as needed.  
Job Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Accounting or a Business related field.
  • 2-3 years of related experience is required.
  • Must be able to fluently read, write and speak the English language
Major Responsibilities:
Supports the goals and objectives of the Business Office by performing routine administrative and data entry functions. Provides direct customer service to the organization and community and/or other constituents in the assigned area.
  • Serves as a liaison to the organization and outside constituents to address inquiries, discrepancies and resolve problems as needed to insure reliability of financial information.
  • Research and review items and contact vendors, departments, and/or other individuals to resolve problems and to obtain missing documents.
  • Must meet all Agency, Federal, State and County reporting requirements as required and assigned.
  • Audit and/or review documents as assigned, for appropriateness and compliance with the law, regulation or policy
  • Ensures timeliness of transaction processing through the financial systems, integrity of data, supporting closing of the accounting period and report generation within the program parameters.
  • Resolve unmatched invoices by following established procedures, reporting to Controller any that are 30 days past due.
  • Prepare month end accrual entries.
  • Generates reports as needed or requested. Maintains records, logs, and files as assigned.  Performs data entry functions as assigned. Reconciles, balances, and researches assignments as necessary.  Assists with various office functions.
  • Provides backup for co-workers on leave and assists with backlog as needed.
  • Attend training as deemed necessary.
  • Perform special projects as assigned  

Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Liberty reserves the right at its sole discretion to amend its policies, programs and/or guidelines, including the contents of this job description, at any time without prior notice.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of Race/Color/Religion/Age/Sex/National Origin/Marital Status/Disability/Veteran Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Genetic Information and all other categories covered by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment physicals and substance abuse testing.
Liberty was founded in 1957 by parents of children with developmental disabilities who wished to establish special education programs in the local community. Celebrating 60 years of quality services in 2017, the organization offers vocational, residential, day, family support and health-related services. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, NY with sites located throughout Montgomery County.
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