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Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant

M-F 8:00-5:00

$17-20/hour

North

Responsibilities

  • Collect internal and external credit information (D&B, S&P, customers’ websites and other public information sources) and present risk assessment for each account and propose credit limit and over-limit exceptions
  • Conduct credit investigations of accounts upon the request of management. This includes contacting customers’ banks, suppliers and sales personnel to obtain relevant credit information.
  • Send statements to outstanding customers
  • Facilitate payment of invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting clients
  • Process invoices and ensure accurate coding
  • Process weekly AP pay runs
  • Interact with departments to ensure timely processing and accurate accounting.
  • Prepare month-end accounts receivable and accounts payable reports.
  • Maintain accurate aging reports
  • Conduct account research and analysis
  • Assist team in general accounting projects (i.e. bank reconciliations, T&E)

Requirements

  • College degree (Accounting degree a huge plus)
  • At least 1 year previous accounting experience (preferably AP/AR type role)
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Experience and good working knowledge of excel and accounting software (QuickBooks experience a plus)
  • Highly organized, motived, meticulous (attention to detail), process driven and independent
  • Excellent time management, communication (written and verbal), and problem-solving skills

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