Accounting Assistant

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $18 - $21 per hour
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Accounting Assistant

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ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

A prestigious nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization located in San Francisco, is seeking an accounting assistant. Their mission is to accelerate progress in science and medicine by open-access publishing.

You will manage customer inquiries and assist the accounting team.This position reports to the Controller. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment requiring multi-tasking and attention to detail, and has the ability to handle a high volume of transactions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Professionally handles incoming phone and email inquiries from customers regarding purchase orders, billing or payments. This requires strong written and verbal communications.
  • Assist in handling high volume inquiry emails including categorizing emails by type of actions to be taken.
  • Handles a high volume of billing adjustments. This includes issuing credit memos for fee adjustments for partial/full waivers, split billing and for other address revisions.
  • Process credit card payments for credit card forms received and from incoming calls for payments.
  • Handle daily filing.
  • Assist the Controller and/or Director of Finance with ad hoc projects.
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business-related field preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office including Excel (Vlookups and Pivot Tables), Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Must be fast, accurate and detail-oriented.
  • Resourceful problem solver.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and well-organized.
  • Work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbal and written.












 
location: San Francisco, California
job type: Contract
salary: $18 - 21 per hour
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 1 Years
 
responsibilities:
ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

A prestigious nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization located in San Francisco, is seeking an accounting assistant. Their mission is to accelerate progress in science and medicine by open-access publishing.

You will manage customer inquiries and assist the accounting team.This position reports to the Controller. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment requiring multi-tasking and attention to detail, and has the ability to handle a high volume of transactions.

Key Responsibilities:

Professionally handles incoming phone and email inquiries from customers regarding purchase orders, billing or payments. This requires strong written and verbal communications.

Assist in handling high volume inquiry emails including categorizing emails by type of actions to be taken.

Handles a high volume of billing adjustments. This includes issuing credit memos for fee adjustments for partial/full waivers, split billing and for other address revisions.

Process credit card payments for credit card forms received and from incoming calls for payments.

Handle daily filing.

Assist the Controller and/or Director of Finance with ad hoc projects.

 
qualifications:
Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business-related field preferred.

Proficiency with MS Office including Excel (Vlookups and Pivot Tables), Word and Outlook.

Experience with QuickBooks

Customer service oriented.

Must be fast, accurate and detail-oriented.

Resourceful problem solver.

Self-motivated, flexible, and well-organized.

Work well independently and as part of a team.

Able to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbal and written.

 
skills: Quickbooks
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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