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Accounting Assistant

  • Location:

    New York

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  • Salary:

    $55,000 - $68,000

  • Contact:

    Tara Greenwood

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  • Contact phone:

    001 323 607 2010

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​Our client is a growing company, based in the Financial District, who are socially and community focused. They are currently seeking an Accounting Assistant, with a minimum of 2 years of experience and relevant education. US experience required. Experience in an Architectural/Engineering firm is a bonus. Hybrid working is available.

The general job description includes, but is not limited to:

  • Accounts Payable processing to include entering invoices, invoice reconciliation, and correspondence with vendors

  • Monitor employee credit card activity and reconcile monthly credit card statement

  • Approve and verify employee expense reports for payment

  • Track proposals and invoices

  • Identify, research and resolve invoice discrepancies

  • Create and Maintain project related spreadsheets

  • Routine and Ad-Hoc Reporting

  • Deltek Ajera Experience a plus

  • Assist with various accounting and administrative duties based on the firm’s current established processes as delegated by the Controller

Desired Skills, Knowledge and/or Experience:

  • Minimum educational requirement – 2 years of college with primary focus on accounting/business administration (equivalent experience to be considered)

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a professional office environment

  • Professional telephone manner with strong communication skills

  • Microsoft Office skills (ability to create basic Excel spreadsheets)

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and understand the importance of deadlines

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Accuracy and careful attention to detail

  • Strong data entry skills

  • Knowledge of basic accounting concepts, techniques, and principles (with primary emphasis on A/P)

  • Have a co-operative and professional manner