Accounting Assistant

  • location: Lebanon, TN
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $13 - $14 per hour
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Accounting Assistant

If you have an interest in accountancy, a clear understanding of office environments, great communication and interpersonal skills and are reasonably computer literate, you might consider working as an accounts assistant.
Accounts assistants provide administrative support to accountants, undertaking clerical tasks such as typing, filing, making phone calls, handling mail and basic bookkeeping.
Working directly for an accountant, accounting manager, accounts assistants help to maintain the office and keep it running smoothly. As well as helping the manager, accounts assistants also deal with customers and external agencies

Responsibilities:
Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals.
Preparing statutory accounts.
Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct.
Sorting out incoming and outgoing daily post and answering any queries.
Managing petty cash transactions.
Controlling credit and chasing debt.
Reconciling finance accounts and direct debits.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Skills:
Has recently performed functions of A/R,A/P or both, and has recent G/L experience making journal entries(understands debits and credits)
Highly skilled in EXCEL, working on multiple spreadsheets simultaneously
Able to work in a fast paced environment with busy phones- -understandsprofessional and courteous use of phone
Heavy customer service atmosphere- enjoys helping customers and co-workers
Familiar with systems software and easily trained on industry -specific software

Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
Prior experience in accounting and bookkeeping
Prior experience with customer service/ outgoing personality
Highly skilled with EXCEL

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