Fleet Careers

Accounting Clerk I

    • Job Tracking ID: 512464-620257
    • Job Location: San Diego, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 09, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

The Fleet Science Center is San Diego’s only interactive science center and home to the world’s first Giant IMAX Dome Theater. With more than 400,000 visitors annually, we’re proud to be the most visited museum in Balboa Park. The Fleet opened in 1973 and is now evolving into a dynamic county-wide organization dedicated to building and supporting communities rich in science learning. We connect people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future.


We are looking for a number-loving Accounting Clerk! This person will perform all duties necessary to prepare bills, invoices, statements and vouchers for payment. The Accounting Clerk matches invoices to purchase orders and follows up on discrepancies, runs checks and processes our 1099's.

This position actively supports our mission and goals by:

* Prepare and process semi-monthly hourly and salaried payroll, administration, reporting and auditing, including editing and auditing timecards, verifying time off balances, entering manual adjustments and all other payroll functions

* Processing all vendor payments and check requests for payment.

* Researching and resolving vendor discrepancies and payment status requests.

* Reconciling all aspects of accounts payable including general ledger schedules.

* Completing requests for credit from vendors.

* Preparing IRS Forms 1099 and Form 1098.

* Preparing monthly sales tax deposits and quarterly sales tax returns.

Experience and Skills:


If you are the ideal candidate, you will be a numbers whiz and passionate about maintaining accurate accounting systems and programs. In addition you will have:

* A passion for our mission

* Minimum one year of accounting experience

* High school diploma or equivalent

* Knowledge of general accounting practices

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

* Intermediate computer skills