Accounting Clerk
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We are looking for a well-organized and efficient Accounting Clerk to handle our accounting and administrative tasks. As an Accounting Clerk, you will be responsible for collaborating with other departments for smooth running of daily accounting operations. 

You should be well-versed in basic accounting software programs such as SAP, Tally.ERP 9 and others. Maintaining a record of daily transactions, both internal and external, is also important. Besides, ensure that you undertake all accounting practices conforming to the company’s policies and legalities. 

You will be responsible for keeping the Accounts Administrator in loop of the accounts receivable and accounts payable. Also, you need to rectify any accounting discrepancies upon identifying them. Your responsibilities also include preparing bank deposits, employee payroll checks and general ledger. Apart from your accounting and clerical responsibilities, you need to assist the Accountant in calculating and verifying taxes. 

Your ability to collaborate ethically and responsibly within and outside the accounting department will make you an ideal candidate. Also, your problem solving and go-getter attitude along with strong soft skills will help you handle multiple tasks. Apply immediately if the job profile matches your preferences and we will be glad to schedule a meeting with you.


  • Multitask and manage time effectively

  • Draft and maintain record of vouchers and receipts

  • Maintain internal and vendor account statements

  • Manage invoice payments

  • Set and email payment reminders

  • Respond to payment queries via phone and email

  • Ensure timely and accurate payments

  • Assist with month-end closing and inventory control

  • Keep a proper record of vendor files/invoices and bank statements

  • Resolve any errors in financial statements

  • Ensure timely checking of all financial records

  • Handle variety of accounting tasks including tally and bookkeeping

  • Thoroughly examine any questionable financial transactions

  • Coordinate with other departments for smooth functioning 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Bookkeeping or related field

  • Familiarity with accounting softwares like QuickBooks, Tally.ERP 9, MargERP 9+ or similar software. 

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles

  • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy

  • Strong computer and communication skills

  • Ability to maintain secrecy and confidentiality

  • Experience in drafting financial reports and handling spreadsheets

  • Flair for numbers

  • Data entry knowledge

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

  • Understanding of financial laws and regulations

  • Ability to calculate quickly and accurately

  • Ability to handle stressful situations

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Debbie Bullock, Group HR Manager at English Lakes
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