Accounting Clerk

Administrative / Clerical / Payroll / HR / Accounting Chicago, IL


About Transdev: Cities, counties, airports, companies, and universities across the U.S. contract with Transdev to operate their transportation systems, maintain their vehicle and fleets, and deliver on mobility solutions. Transdev U.S. employs a team of 32,000 across 400 locations while maintaining more than 17,000 vehicles.  
Part of a global company, Transdev is a leader in mobility with operations in 19 countries, proudly operated by 110,000 team members from around the world. As an operator and global integrator of mobility, we are driven by our purpose. Transdev – the mobility company – empowers the freedom to move everyday thanks to safe, reliable, and innovative solutions that serve the common good. Find out more at or watch an overview video at 
Transdev is proud to offer: 
  • $20.00/ hour
  • Attractive benefits package, including 401(k) with company contribution, medical, dental and vision. 
  • Paid time off & vacation.

As an Accounting Clerk, your major responsibilities will be to: 

  • Prepares, proofs, and types payrolls and other financial reports; makes routine cost distributions; posts subject accounts. 

  • Prepares and posts accounting documents, such as fees, receipts, invoices, requisitions, vouchers, expense accounts, and related operating reports. 

  • Posts requisitions, receipts, and disbursements information to appropriate ledgers or journals. 

  • Receives and counts cash; maintains cash book or other control record. Reconciles fares 

  • Files and maintains clerical records and reports pertinent information to accounting and bookkeeping or technical operations. 

  • Prepares and mails bills or statements, or prepares lists of outstanding bills payable. 

  • May audit and proof accounting or other reports for clerical accuracy and conformance to departmental, county, and state procedures. 

  • May perform secretarial functions as needed for assigned staff member(s). 

  • Assists in balancing accounts by running tapes, proofreading, etc.; prepares summary of balances, cost information, or other reports as requested for supervisor’s use in preparing financial statements. 

  • May proofread and post operations progress or other reports and make a monthly summary or recaps of such reports as needed. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Requirements of an Accounting Clerk: 

  • High School Diploma or GED 

  • At least 1 year experience in bookkeeping, accounting, or secretarial assignments involving advanced recordkeeping (directly related business school or college courses may be substituted equally for up to 6 months experience) OR any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

  • Working knowledge of bookkeeping theories and practices and accepted office procedures. 

  • Ability to perform a volume of numerical detail work with speed and accuracy, to make difficult mathematical computations with and without mechanical assistance (ability to operate a calculator by touch). 

  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions and technical or legal terminology. 

  • Ability to prepare financial and other records in a systematic, neat, legible manner. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, a variety of governmental employees and officials, and the general public. 

  • May require ability to be able to type at least 40 words per minute with a high degree of accuracy.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request. 
Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 
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If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in U.S. without restrictions for any employer at any time; able to pass a drug screen 
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