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Accounting Clerk Job Description

Job Category Accounting & Finance Job Location San Diego, California

About Us

We are more than a specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers. We are a global team of over 4,000 employees whose daily mission is to empower consumers to begin their path towards financial recovery and build a better life for themselves and their families. We know that the only way to support this mission is by hiring exceptional people who bring a diversity of ideas, a collaborative spirit, and a passion for attaining breakthrough results.  If you are results-driven, have a passion for helping others, and thrive in an innovative environment, this might be the right place for you!

The Role:

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for processing and maintaining disbursements payable to vendor accounts. Other responsibilities include maintaining and utilizing system applications to regulate payment processing, servicing, and providing assistance with inquiries regarding account information.


  • Process Accounts Payable for all locations, including daily mail, AP invoice entry and adjustments, selecting and processing payments, etc.
  • Daily processing of refunds, including refund requests, refund payments, and transferring refund information to Posting.
  • Daily processing of banking reports, daily wires, and associated journal entries.
  • Research and answer inquiries regarding Accounts Payable and refunds.
  • Verify and prepare daily deposit.
  • Assist in the process or completing month-end accounting entries.


  • High School Diploma or Associate's

Additional Requirements:

  • 1 - 2 years relevant experience (and/or in place of education)
  • General knowledge of accounting practices
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

What We Offer

We understand the important balance between work and life, fun and professionalism, and corporation verse community. We strive to support your career aspirations and provide the benefits you need to live a more fulfilling life.

Our compensation and benefits programs were created with an 'Employee-First Approach' focused on supporting, developing, and recognizing YOU.  We offer a wide array of wellness and mental health initiatives, support volunteerism, and environmental efforts, encourage employee education through leadership training, skill-building, and tuition reimbursements, and always strive to provide promotion opportunities from within.

All these things are just a small way to show our employees that we recognize their value, we understand what is important to them, and we reward their contributions.

Encore Capital Group and all of its subsidiaries are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at

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