Job ID: 2024-1896 Type: Regular Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Finance - Administrative Support FINANCE, FINANCIAL REP
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The Accounting Specialist will ensure complete and systematic accounting records of receipts and disbursements in the organization by performing clerical and bookkeeping tasks and applying accepted procedures in preparing and maintaining accounting records.
Process bills, checks, receipts and other documents Ensure all documents are properly signed and distributed Verify financial and other data Monitor financial transactions Enter data and maintain updated records Assist with account reconciliations Communicate with vendors, customers and colleagues Report the status of accounts and discrepancies Respond to ad hoc requests for reporting and financial information Assist in training colleagues as is appropriate Participate in special projects as needed Other duties as assigned
High School Graduate plus 2 years of relevant experience or 2 year degree in Business Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and financial transactions Familiarity with financial regulations, i.e. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Familiarity with Great Plains, iMIS, and report writing tools preferred Knowledge of MS Office and databases Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while multitasking and maintaining accuracy Attention to detail and organizational abilities Demonstrated problem solving skills Proven performance in a team environment Ability to communicate effectively with customers, vendors and coworkers Reliability and strong work ethic Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform tasks Works under general supervision Certain degree of creativity and latitude is required
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