Accounting Clerk III (Req ID: 4757)

Job Overview

Responsible for providing accounting support within the department. Handles accounting and audit requirements within the general accounting function and summarizing data input for periodic operating statements and management information in compliance with government and management directives.

  • Pay: $23.30/hour plus an additional $4.41/hour (up to maximum of 40 hours per week) used to offset the cost of elected benefits
  • Hours: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Retirement Plan: Eligible to participate in company 401(k) with Company matching after 1 year
  • Vacation: Minimum of ten days per year. Actual days are based upon your Service Date
  • Sick Time: Eight days per year
  • Holidays: 12 paid holidays per year

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

Accounts Payable:

  • Process invoices with purchase orders, purchase & service requests, and receiving documents.
  • Prepare payables for review, ensuring funds are authorized and accurate.
  • Copy invoices for direct billing.
  • Complete filing on a daily basis.
  • Maintain open payable files.
  • Assist processing weekly check run.
  • Disburse payments to vendors.
  • Process new vendor information.
  • Process manual checks as required.
  • Reconcile vendor statements and maintain accounts payable files.
  • Research and solve discrepancies related to vendors.
  • Other related tasks as assigned.


  • Prepare accurate and timely Firm Fixed Price, Other Direct Cost (ODC), Cost Plus, and Technical Task Order billing invoices in accordance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Maintain complete and accurate billing and contract files.
  • Apply understanding of contract billing requirements.
  • Prepare worksheets to track billing items such as funding, billable costs, contract modifications, etc.
  • Review documentation for accurate coding, paying special attention to billable and allowable costs.
  • Interact with staff members regarding job set-ups, and contract modifications.
  • Interact with appropriate customer service representatives to resolve/review billing matters.
  • Research billing matters and initiate corrections as necessary and communicate results.
  • Set-up cost accounting activities for contracts, including cost codes.
  • Other related tasks as assigned.


  • Reviews work (in batch) from Account Payable staff to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Reviews timesheets with system payroll edit reports and appropriate payroll account coding.
  • Timely review of payroll edits and signed checks to ensure employees and/or students are paid in accordance with the published pay schedules, union agreements, etc.
  • Other related tasks as assigned

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Associates degree.
  • Five (5) years of relative experience in bookkeeping, accounting or finance.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties and functions of the job may be substituted for this requirement.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Successfully pass background check and drug test.

Reasonable Accommodation:

CGS will provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Chugach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic factors, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Palmer, AK

12 day(s) ago

Tribal Affiliation(s)
Any Affiliation, Chugach Alaska Corporation