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JOB OPENING: Account Clerk

JOB OPENING: Account Clerk - (21-03-2023)

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The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde, Missouri, have a job opening for a full-time Account Clerk.

Full-time employment includes the following benefits: health insurance after 60 days of employment, dental and vision after 90 days, PTO after six months, 403(b) retirement savings and employer contributions after one year, and optional AFLAC. The Benedictine Sisters pay 100 percent of medical and dental benefits (i.e. monthly premiums) for full-time employees.

For more information or to apply, please click here.


Responsible to:

Corporate Treasurer and Treasurer General

Job Summary:

The account clerk maintains an accurate record of the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll transactions of the congregation using various computer programs but primarily through the Sage 100 Accounting software. Interacting with a variety of people is an important aspect of this position. Position is 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

Essential Functions:

  • Verify and post receipts from monasteries and departments in general ledger and prepare deposits;
  • Post credit card receipts when deposited in the bank account. Reconcile receipts with settlement report and
  • monthly statements;
  • Post Altar Bread Department receipts, prepare deposits, print receipts journal. Match credits to open invoices
  • monthly. Run past due reports of accounts receivable and send dunning letters as appropriate;
  • Disburse petty cash as requested; post petty cash transactions/receipts to cash on hand. Balance petty cash;
  • Accounts Payable duties: code and reconcile credit card and other vendor statements, receipts for
  • purchases, and prepare for payment. Call vendors, if necessary to clarify any discrepancies, etc. on bills;
  • Run check for payment and mail out to vendors. Update Accounts Payable at the end of the month;
  • Mail or fax tax-exempt documentation to vendors who request it;
  • Assist with balancing the bank statement; and
  • Other duties may be assigned by Corporate Treasurer. 


  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Work, Excel, and Access Ability to learn Sage 100
  • accounting software and other programs as needed;
  • Associate’s degree in accounting or business-related area or equivalent education and/or experience;
  • One to two years’ experience with accounts receivable/accounts payable;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are essential;
  • Attentiveness to detail; and
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.