Accounting Clerk III performs a range of routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports. Reviews, codes, and verifies transactions and journal entries. Being an Accounting Clerk III researches and resolves issues and exceptions. Completes simple and complex calculations and assists with trial balances. Additionally, Accounting Clerk III may also process accounts payable and receivable transactions. May be responsible for the processing of a group of accounts and is a resource for less experienced clerks. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Accounting Clerk III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be an Accounting Clerk III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.