Accounting Assistant

  • location: Greeley, CO
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $17 - $22 per hour
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job description

Accounting Assistant

job summary:
Randstad Professionals is currently seeking an Accounting Assistant to begin working with one of our clients in Greeley, CO. Candidates must be able to interview immediately and begin working immediately. This is a contract-to-hire position with a small company that focuses on teamwork and customer service. If you are highly-motivated, personable and analytical, this is the perfect position for you!

Wage for this position is $17-23 hourly - dependent on experience. **All applicants must live within 20 miles of Greeley to be considered for this role**

Overview

As part of the Vendor Programs/Rebates team, the Accounting Assistant provides accurate, timely financial data to individuals across all levels of the organization. This department maintains, reconciles, and collects vendor promotional and pricing programs for our customers, and vendor discount programs for sales representatives.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Post customer payments and miscellaneous cash receipts by recording checks, ACH's, and wire transactions into the receivables sub-ledger
  • Prepare and maintain various billing and A/R reports
  • Maintain an accurate aging report and up-to-date records in the system, specifically related to retransmission revenues
  • Prepare monthly journal entries over various financial statement areas such as cash, accounts receivable, investments, interest and revenue
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Establish strong working relationships and maintain effective communication with both corporate and station department personnel, particularly the Treasury, Credit, Accounting and Shared Services teams
  • Complete ad-hoc projects to support the Corporate Accounting team, as necessary
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Strong interpersonal skills - ability to function in a team environment

- Financial and business exposure to accounting information systems a plus

- Computer skills, Office Excel, Outlook, ERP systems such as SAP

- Strong analytical and problem solving skills

- Financial and business background

Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration preferred, not required

 
location: Greeley, Colorado
job type: Contract
salary: $17 - 22 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: High School
experience: 0 Years
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Post customer payments and miscellaneous cash receipts by recording checks, ACH's, and wire transactions into the receivables sub-ledger
  • Prepare and maintain various billing and A/R reports
  • Maintain an accurate aging report and up-to-date records in the system, specifically related to retransmission revenues
  • Prepare monthly journal entries over various financial statement areas such as cash, accounts receivable, investments, interest and revenue
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Establish strong working relationships and maintain effective communication with both corporate and station department personnel, particularly the Treasury, Credit, Accounting and Shared Services teams
  • Complete ad-hoc projects to support the Corporate Accounting team, as necessary
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Strong interpersonal skills - ability to function in a team environment

- Financial and business exposure to accounting information systems a plus

- Computer skills, Office Excel, Outlook, ERP systems such as SAP

- Strong analytical and problem solving skills

- Financial and business background

Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration preferred, not required

 
qualifications:
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skills: Account Reconciliation
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.

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