United Food and Commercial Workers

United Food and Commercial Workers

Accounting Clerk I

Based in Washington, DC


United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) is North America’s neighborhood union; standing together to improve the lives and livelihoods of workers, families and communities. Our members work primarily in the retail food, meatpacking, poultry, food processing and manufacturing and retail store industries.

Position Description:
The Accounting Clerk I – responsible for executing accounting clerical duties that include filing, data entry, and routine reconciliation and analyses for the Accounting Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Posts daily receipts and receipt memos for various bank accounts (excluding The U.S. & Canadian Unappropriated General Funds, Pension, 401K, and Sick Benefit funds).
  • Maintains and purges files for accounts payable, per capita, and miscellaneous receipts daily in compliance with the UFCW Official Records Retention Schedule and Accounting Department standards. Retrieves files for auditors and staff, as needed.
  • Prepares bank deposits using remote scanner. Generates daily deposit report and scans daily deposit report into SharePoint.
  • Assists with destroying monthly deposit reports and checks after month closing.
  • Run/print & provide monthly delinquency report to the Secretary-Treasurer.
  • Fulfill local requests for ABC reporting supplies.
  • Prints, prepares and mails monthly per capita invoices, statements of account, loan statements and supplemental billings to local unions and councils.
  • Prints monthly per capita delinquency letters, secures postage, delivers to post office for mailing.
  • Assists with Check request and EFT requests through CRS for monthly District Council transfers.
  • Verify and prepares monthly transfer of 4% pension transfer of funds contributions.
  • Complete audit confirmations and notify other parties of the billing run that relates to per capita accounts.
  • Create, maintain and purge confidential UFCW records and financial information, which includes per capita receipt, miscellaneous receipt, and accounts payable filing in the accounting department file room.
  • Provides back-up for group members as needed.
  • Maintains confidentiality of UFCW records and financial information.


  • Input ability of 25 words per minute.
  • Ability to navigate through database systems
  • Ability to compose routine correspondence
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, and percentages.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience.

Duration: This is a full-time position; posting closes when position is filled.

To Apply
Submit cover letter and résumé at: http://www.dcjobs.com/j/44221439.

*Skills assessments with passing scores are required as part of our pre-employment process.*

UFCW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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