Accounting Clerk III (Us)

TD Bank Group Lewiston , ME 04240

Posted 2 months ago

Job Requirements

Performs a variety of clerical accounting-related activities.

Performs a variety of general ledger journal entries.

Reconciles accounts to ensure offsetting debit and credit entries and balanced accounts within established time-frames.

Verifies that output resulting from work, such as checks generated based on journal entries, is accurate and correct.

Researches and resolves outstanding transactions to ensure accounts are properly reconciled.

Ensures verification of specific transactions and conformance to established Company policies and procedures and external regulations and guidelines prior to processing.

Determines if proper taxes have been paid and accounted for, including federal and state sales tax; checking vendor status and setting up new vendors on system; and determining transactions that require reporting to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and IRS form 1099s.

Obtains information from a variety of sources, which may include creating and downloading system reports; checking various registers; contacting employees originating transactions to clarify information; and coordinating with internal department accounting, financial analysis and other staff.

Investigates to understand intent of transactions and explains proper procedures as needed. Provides additional explanatory information as necessary.

Coordinates with various outside agencies, including the IRS, state tax offices, companies, vendors, customers and others to resolve issues, answer questions and ensure proper processing.

Answers questions from employees, other departments, IRS, state tax offices, companies, vendors and others regarding transactions, proper procedures and other issues on an ongoing basis.

Researches issues as needed and follows up to ensure complete explanation.

Maintains knowledge of proper Company policies and federal and state regulations applicable to assigned work.

Maintains understanding of how assigned accounts and areas work as well as understanding of more detailed day-to-day activities.

Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position.

Job Description

The Accounting Clerk III performs an array of clerical accounting-related activities, which may include making journal entries, balancing and reconciling accounts, recording and paying invoices and other payables, processing accounts receivable and other activities.


High School Diploma or GED.
3-4 years clerical accounting-related experience required.

Strong knowledge of clerical accounting procedures, including journal entries and reconciliations.

Understanding of details of applicable regulatory guidelines, including state and federal tax and other requirements impacting day-to-day work.

Attention to detail, accuracy and good organizational skills.

Ability to coordinate a varied workload, meeting deadlines as required.

Track record of solving accounting issues and problems.

Excellent communication skills, including verbal phone skills and writing skills.

PC skills, including knowledge of accounting systems, spreadsheet and word processing.

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Accounting Clerk III (Us)

TD Bank Group