Accounting Inventory Clerk

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About Us:

At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


Why Peterson?

We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.


Peterson has an immediate need for an experienced Accounting Inventory Clerk at our San Leandro, CA location.  The person in the position performs clerical accounting functions where some judgment and independent action is required. Primarily works under guidance of general accounting personnel. 


Prepare vendor Accounts Payable, primarily for inventory-related costs. 
Match approved purchase orders with vendor billings/invoices; prepare data for processing payment. 
Compile and post transactions, to both the Transaction Register and into the A/P System, to designated accounts.  These high dollar transactions affect the company assets and inventory valuation. 
Maintain Accounting filing systems (hard copy and soft copy) as needed. 
Place and respond to internal and external phone calls; process correspondence as required. 
Perform related duties and functions as required by the general accountants of three separate companies.  Each Company requires different entry/handling methods. 
Identify and Reconcile Customer Account Discrepancies. 
Maintain/update procedures for assigned accounting function. 


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


We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug free workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.  A drug screen and background check is required.


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