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Accounting Assistant

Milwaukee, WI

Posted: 06/17/2024 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Pay Rate: 20

Job Description

We are looking for a detail-oriented and proactive Accounting Assistant to join our finance team. The ideal candidate will support the accounting department by performing a variety of accounting, bookkeeping, and financial tasks. This role requires strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and a basic understanding of accounting principles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable and receivable
  • Prepare and process invoices, expense reports, and payment transactions
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records and documentation
  • Reconcile bank statements and assist with monthly account reconciliations
  • Perform data entry and ensure the accuracy of financial information
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports, budgets, and forecasts
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Communicate with vendors and customers to resolve billing and payment issues
  • Support the accounting team during audits and year-end financial activities
  • Perform other administrative tasks as needed to support the finance department

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an accounting assistant or similar role
  • Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office, especially Excel
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles and bookkeeping practices
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and financial record-keeping
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • High school diploma or equivalent; associate or bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field is a plus

If you have a passion for numbers and a keen eye for detail, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team and help ensure the financial success of our organization.

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James Fletcher
Account Manager

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