Accounts Payable and Receivable Clerk

Job Summary/Description:

Temple Beth Am, the House of the People, was founded in 1955, and located in the Village of Pinecrest in South Miami-Dade County. We are a nurturing and caring Reform congregation committed to Jewish continuity, life-long education, and spiritual renewal. In addition to our religious services, we have a robust Early Childhood program, Rambam Day school and our Youth Engagement Religious school.

Accounts Payable and Receivable clerk will:

  • Works with the Finance team including Finance Director to ensure that all monthly and annual tasks are completed in a timely fashion
  • Maintains current and historical financial documents (Filing and organizing)
  • Maintain financial security by following internal accounting controls and completing database backups
  • Prepares and mails invoices
  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by posting account transactions
  • Verifies accounts by reconciling statements and transactions
  • Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation, issuing stop payments and adjustments.
  • Contacts delinquent accounts and notifies customers of insufficient payments
  • Verifies transaction information, enters charges and refunds
  • Pays invoices by verifying transactions information (scheduling, preparing disbursements)
  • Obtaining payment authorizations

Qualifications Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.

  • High degree of accuracy
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in mathematics
  • Expert in Quickbooks
  • Expert in Microsoft office
  • Associate degree in related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience

Employees must meet the following general job performance standards:

Knowledge Of Work – Possess and utilize knowledge of the job which is essential to perform the specific functions and related work.

Quantity Of Work – Accomplish an appropriate volume of satisfactory work under normal conditions. Ability to produce results.

Quality Of Work – Consistently demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, neatness and dependability to produce work within acceptable standards.

Timeliness – Complete assignments on or ahead of schedule.

Ability To Learn New Duties – Interpret, learn and respond to instructions for new situations, procedures or methods.

Teamwork – Place goals of Rambam Day School Temple Beth Am foremost when interacting with others at all levels. Build an environment that fosters teamwork and enhanced task accomplishment through positive and supportive cooperation.

Communication – Demonstrate relevance and clarity of written and oral expression. Express ideas clearly and demonstrate effective listening skills. Effective in exchanging ideas and information. Applies to communications with both co-workers and customers.

Job Commitment – Show initiative in willingly accepting responsibility. Perform expected and unexpected tasks, demonstrate tenacity in completing tasks. Willingly exerts extra effort when necessary to get the job done without being directed to do so.

Decision Making & Judgment – Gather relevant data, set clear objectives, evaluate alternatives, make timely decisions and commit to courses of action. Use sound judgment: do not act impulsively in reaching decisions.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met (or may be encountered) by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, & the ability to adjust focus. The requirements of this job include extensive use of the computer and telephone.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is rarely exposed to the risk of electrical shock. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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