Under the direct supervision of the Senior Accounting Manager, the Accounting Assistant’s primary responsibilities will be recording, analyzing, reconciling and reporting accounting transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and distribution of signed checks and maintaining an accurate filing system.
High School diploma or equivalency; completed courses in accounting preferred.
Minimum of two years’ experience in data entry in a computerized accounting system.
10 key data entry (8,000 to 10,000 keystrokes per minute with a 1% or less error
rate); 40-50 wpm typing speed; demonstrated high standards of ethics and
integrity; ability to alphabetize accurately; basic knowledge of Microsoft
Word and Excel; and use of accounting software. Strong attention to detail, concern for accuracy and effectiveness, and ability to handle confidential information. Strong interpersonal skills are essential.
Environmental and Working Conditions:
Normal internal office environment.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to exchange, clearly and concisely: ideas, facts, and/or technical information and guidance, in person, by telephone, fax or correspondence. Ability to apply problem solving and analytical skills to perform required responsibilities. Physical requirements include: sight, sitting for four plus hours a day; skills for successful communications including speaking and writing.