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Cost Accountant-Accounting Clerk

Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: NEW YORK, New York, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Manage full life cycle of accounts payable. Drive a positive customer experience culture. Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. Check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions that are recorded by other workers. 




  • Process vendor bills and ensure they are coded and authorized prior to input 

  • Audit invoice activity in order to ensure accuracy and timeliness 

  • Manage and assume responsibility for all accounts payable 

  • Make bank deposits and perform bill payments 

  • Calculate sales tax accurately based on invoice data 

  • Communicate with clients in regards to past due invoices 

  • Perform clerical/administrative functions including; data entry, typing, file maintenance, document preparation 

  • Support sales and project management departments as needed 

  • Ensure that margins and markups are calculated and reported accurately, as this has a significant financial impact 

  • Create and submit proposals to customers for approval 

  • Process timesheets 


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 


  • Ability to handle confidential and business sensitive data (pricing information) 

  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively as a member of a team 

  • Ability to diagnose and resolve accounting problems 

  • Ability to analyze information in order to draw conclusions 

  • Must possess a strong attention to detail 

  • Choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem 

  • Strong organizational and time management skills 

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills which includes the ability to effectively communicate with employees, vendors, and customers 

  • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing environments 

  • Maintain high energy and a positive attitude on a regular basis 

  • Ability to identify and solve customer issues and/or problems 




  • Associate’s degree (A.A) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


Other Duties: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.