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Accounting Clerk

Waste Management


Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

Waste Management has an exciting opportunity for an Accounting Clerk to join the dynamic team in the Ewing, NJ office.

I. Job Summary

Ensures accurate accounting records for receipts and/or disbursements within the company.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.

+ Performs a variety of clerical and entry-level bookkeeping and accounting tasks, applying accepted procedures to the preparation and maintenance of accounting and other records, and preparing financial, statistical, and/or technical reports.
+ Receives and/or distributes funds related to the assigned area of responsibility.
+ Posts journal, ledger, or voucher books of accounts from supporting data by hand or machine.
+ Balances individual account books.
+ Verifies computer printouts reflecting status of accounts.
+ Issues checks from departmental accounts.
+ Prepares and mails bills or statements or prepares lists of outstanding bills payable.
+ Computes and records charges, refunds, or cost of lost or damaged goods.
+ May prepare summary sheets or other work papers for supervisor's use in preparing comprehensive financial statements.
+ May audit and proof accounting or other reports for clerical accuracy and conformance to departmental procedures.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

+ Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited) required
+ Bachelor's degree strongly preferred

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

+ six months of related experience preferred

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Outlook

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting.


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply."

**Job:** _Accounting/Audit/Finance_

**Title:** _Accounting Clerk_

**Location:** _New Jersey-Ewing_

**Requisition ID:** _17015225_

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