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Accounting Assistant

Milwaukee, WI

Posted: 07/05/2024 Pay Rate: 20

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Job Description: Accounting Assistant

Position Overview: We are seeking a detail-oriented and organized Accounting Assistant to join our finance team. The Accounting Assistant will support the accounting department with various administrative and financial tasks, ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of financial operations. The ideal candidate should have strong numerical skills, proficiency with accounting software, and the ability to handle sensitive information confidentially.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily accounting activities, including data entry, processing invoices, and maintaining financial records.
  • Reconcile bank statements and monitor accounts to ensure all payments and deposits are accurately recorded.
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes by preparing and reviewing financial documents.
  • Handle accounts payable and receivable, ensuring timely payments and collections.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Respond to vendor and client inquiries, resolving any discrepancies or issues promptly.
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date financial files and records.
  • Provide administrative support to the accounting department, including filing, copying, and other clerical tasks.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; an associate degree in Accounting or a related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience as an Accounting Assistant or in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Good analytical and numerical skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive financial information.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with QuickBooks, SAP, or other accounting software.
  • Basic understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles.

Working Conditions:

  • This position typically operates in an office environment with standard working hours.
  • Occasional overtime may be required during peak periods, such as month-end and year-end closing.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and qualifications.

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James Fletcher
Account Manager

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