Accounting Clerk 1

Donnelley Financial Solutions Lancaster , PA 17622

Posted 4 weeks ago

Title: Accounting Clerk 1

Job ID: 1078


Lancaster, PA, US

Category: Finance and Accounting


Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We're here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we're there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter.

Short Description

Under supervision, the duties may include: maintaining or posting records in hard copy or automated systems; screening, reviewing, verifying, and coding accounting transaction documents; verifying and examining accounting records; correcting errors in posting entries, computations, and balances; reconciling balances, records, and documents, preparing summaries, statements, and reports. Employees at this level perform repetitive tasks and apply knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures and methods and the ability to operate a variety of office equipment.


Work assignments are typically routine and non-complex in nature and follow established policies and procedures. Receive some instruction in completing routine assignments and may receive more detailed instructions for new or more complex assignments. Routine work may be reviewed through spot checking or occasionally as an end product; new or more complex assignments are reviewed as each task is completed. Ability to determine how work is completed within parameters of following established processes and procedures.

  • Review vouchers, requisitions, purchase orders, and other routine transaction documents for completeness and accuracy. This examination requires a variety of approaches due to the numerous accounts or forms.

  • Make corrections on transaction documents as needed. Adjustments to previous entries may be required.

  • Codes documents by referring to lists, manuals, or other reference sources

  • Prepare statements and reports that are factual in nature and that require computations such as totals, sub-totals, or balances

  • Prepares collection reports and/or bank deposits

  • Post financial information to journals, registers, and ledgers, manually or by electronic equipment

  • Reconcile accounts by tracing transactions, comparing original documents, and searching in supporting files and subsidiary accounts; prepares correction documents as required

  • Enter, store, and retrieve information in established manual or automated record storage systems.

  • May operate check writing equipment; verifying checks to information on voucher and/or other sources.

  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.



Problem Solving

Core Functional/ Technical Skills

Valuing Inclusion

Result Orientation

Quality Orientation


Customer Focus

Time Management


The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • HS diploma or equivalent with 1-2 years of relevant administrative/operational support in manufacturing operations or office environment directly related to the duties of the job, OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of work experience.

  • Requires good knowledge of general/standard administrative/manufacturing operations procedures and methods to successfully complete the duties of the job.

  • Must have general knowledge of technology to include computers and software programs such as MS Office or MAC word processing, spreadsheets or other programs related to the print manufacturing process or administrative support.

  • Must be familiar with applicable skills and procedures required to perform the duties listed in the job.

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills sufficient to provide routine information, answer inquiries and/or refer calls.

  • Requires good organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to solve problems related to duties of the job.

  • Must have ability to:

o Apply basic bookkeeping methods and procedures

o Apply office methods and procedures

o Make rapid and accurate arithmetic calculations

  • Additional job knowledge, skills, and/or abilities specific to a department may be listed on the staffing requisition.

It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to

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