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Posted: 07/16/2023

Accounting Clerk

Full Time

Salary Range:$23.65 To 23.65 Hourly

Position Summary: 

Works with other members of the accounting team to perform various accounting functions accurately, timely and efficiently, using computerized systems. Such functions include processing payrolls, producing billing in a multitude of different formats, processing invoices, and obtaining and maintaining maximum entitlement benefits for the individuals we support. Maintains documentation of current procedures and constantly look for ways to improve processes. Performs analysis of expenses, revenue and payroll as needed to ensure accurate reporting. Supports the mission of The Arc of Opportunity by providing reports and other necessary information to other departments as needed.


Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm (40 hr/week)


Skills and Competencies:

  • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy when preparing, processing and submitting billing, payroll, payables and entitlements as well as monitoring outstanding receivables and payables
  • Organizational Skills to ensure all functions are completed as soon as possible and maintaining a filing system to ensure easy access to records
  • Time management to handle multiple tasks as quickly and efficiently as possible, as well as a quick response to special requests for reports and analysis as needed
  • Problem solving skills to best resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • Critical and analytical thinking to find mathematical mistakes, identify strengths and weaknesses of solutions and perform cost benefit analysis of potential actions
  • Accuracy during preparation and data entry to ensure correctness
  • Communication skills both verbal and written to convey information to others in a clear and concise way
  • Knowledge of database structure and report writing to produce reports in response to questions from other departments
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Flexibility to perform other duties as required



  • A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record and background checks are required at all times during employment with The Arc of Opportunity.
  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or HS Diploma/equivalent & 2 years relevant experience
  • Proficiency with computerized accounting systems
  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures


The Arc is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.   

When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply and/or interview for a job, they may request it orally or in writing through the VP of Human Resources.   

Competencies: Analysis, Reports, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Receivables, Data entry, Database

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
40 hr/week

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