Account Clerk


Arkadelphia, AR

Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.

Job Requisition #:

026519 Account Clerk (Open)

Job Description:

Performs various bookkeeping, accounting, production control and clerical tasks. Posts journal or voucher entries, reconciles accounts, etc. May also perform activities in the AR, AP, cash applications, billing, and/or collections area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares and distributes production, accounting and administrative reports.
  • Collects, organizes and maintains database information. Enters data, compiles information and reconciles discrepancies.
  • Maintains filing systems and bookkeeping records.
  • May administer accounts payable/receivable activities and/or generate customer invoices and/or credits.
  • May fill in for, assist, or interface with other plant support functions including, but not limited to, customer service/order entry, proofreading orders, shipping, receiving, inventory, ordering supplies, and receiving visitors.
  • Applies cash to customers’ accounts maintained in accounts receivable portfolio.
  • Identifies and analyzes the root cause of customer short payments and codes these into the system for tracking and following established procedures. Facilitates the resolution of these items across multiple departments and escalates accordingly.
  • Researches and applies unallocated receipts. Works in unison with the credit department to resolve these items.
  • Processes check requests, direct debit, trade notes, payment differences, write-off’s, and offsets.
  • Enters bank corrections into system, processes miscellaneous corrections, and coordinates these activities with the accounting area.
  • Provides support to Credit Department on issues relating to application of payments.
  • Ensures cash batches are in balance before they’re finalized.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Typically possesses a high school diploma (or equivalent) and 2-3 years of relevant experience.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Basic accounting and bookkeeping knowledge.
  • AP/AR knowledge
  • Ability to solve problems.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Organization skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft excel.
  • Prior experience with COUPA Accts Payable System



EEO Statement:


We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif’s Equal Opportunity Policy.