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Accounting Clerk

Become an Accounting Clerk with First Transit!

Job Purpose 

Perform data entry of information to maintain database through Companies software.  Responsible for accuracy, efficiency, and retrieval of processed data.  Proof material entered as required and generate data as required.

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence across North America.
  • A comprehensive benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.
  • A great work environment.

Accounting Clerk major responsibilities:

  • Performs data entry using word processing, spreadsheet or database commands and formats material as required.
  • Creates data directories subdirectories for file and report generation retrieval purposes.  Maintains paper and/or disk file of entered data.
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks related to hardware/software or files technical assistance requests as necessary.
  • Reviews discrepancies in data received requests clarification or advises supervisor of issues related to data and performs data verification routines in accordance with company procedures.
  • Interacts with departmental and other staff on matters affecting data and publications flow and makes recommendations for improvement or enhancement to job processes to ensue standards in data entry, collection, and retrieval.
  • Perform as the first impression to all employees and quests that enter the administrative office.
  • Answer the phones in a professional manner and direct calls as needed.
  • Maintain the various files including but not limited to personnel, medical, safety, training. Attendance, payroll, AP, AR, I9
  • Maintain the lost and found log and coordinate deliveries to passengers and or the Airport lost and found and other duties that may be assigned.

Accounting Clerk requirements:

  • High School or Equivalent
  • Proficient computer skills including data entry
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic, positive outlook, and the ability to multi-task
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Great Customer service skills

First for a Reason   


We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.    

Diversity & Inclusion  

Because we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.  

Professional Advancement  

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit.  

Extensive Training  

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.  

Community Service & Impact  

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others.  

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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55377 - YARTS
1950 Wardrobe Ave., Merced, California, United States, 95341
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    First Transit
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    Full Time
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