Plumbers & Pipefitters National Pension Fund

Plumbers & Pipefitters National Pension Fund

Accounting Clerk

Based in Alexandria, VA


Position Title: Accounting Clerk

Reports to: Accounting Supervisor

Are you a motivated, self-starting, and goal oriented person with the outstanding ability to work comfortably and efficiently within a demanding environment? Can you juggle multiple assignments concurrently while maintaining the integrity of the process and document? If this sounds like you, then join us as the Accounting Clerk at the Plumbers & Pipefitters National Pension Fund (PPNPF), where you will be an integral part of the PPNPF Accounting team.

The Plumbers and Pipefitters National Pension Fund is a multi-employer defined benefit pension fund established over 50 years ago. We are responsible for administering the retirement benefits nationwide for over 160,000 hardworking members of the United Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters and their families.

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for performing a variety of data entry and clerical tasks. In addition you will apply PPNPF established procedures to prepare and maintain accounting records, as well as financial & technical reports. As an Accounting Clerk you will be expected to assist PPNPF’s Pensioners and Beneficiaries with all disbursement questions in a timely and patient manner.

If you have been referred to as a ‘master of all trades,’ have excellent organizational and communication skills; and are able to manage complex and multiple assignments with a meticulous attention to detail, then PPNPF is looking for you.


  • Excellent communicator, able to demonstrate exemplary services to internal staff and external Pensioners and Beneficiaries.
  • Exceptional aptitude to learn new concepts quickly and apply appropriately.
  • Understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.
  • Track record of inter- and intra-departmental collaboration.
  • Ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently and master time management.
  • Organized and detailed oriented.
  • Ability to demonstrate honesty, integrity and professionalism at all times.


  • Provides accounting and clerical support to the accounting department.
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail; handle postal returned mail.
  • Performs data entry.
  • Verifies pension check endorsements; send follow-up letters as necessary.
  • Provides customer service via telephone and correspondence.
  • Prepares all accounting records for scanning and off-site storage in accordance with Records Inventory Schedule and Accounting procedures.
  • Performs work in a timely manner and ensures accuracy of data and information received.
  • Practices principals of confidentiality while performing duties.


  • High School graduate with some college
  • Minimum 3 years related accounting work experience. Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.

SALARY: $962.00 per week

HOURS: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (37.5-hour work week)

BENEFITS: The Plumbers & Pipefitters National Pension Fund offers a competitive salary and benefits that protect you and your family. Employer paid benefits include medical insurance, prescription drug, dental and vision benefits, short and long-term disability benefits, a defined benefit pension plan; plus 401 (k) plan, flexible spending accounts and free parking.

Apply via our website at www.ppnpf.org and click on Employment Opportunities.

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