Staff Accountant

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $20 - $25 per hour
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job description

Staff Accountant

job summary:
The ideal candidate will assist with invoices and payments along with an advantage of gaining excellent knowledge and experience of accounting. You must be organized and detail oriented. Your main focus will be in Accounting; however, you will be required to assist with other administrative duties throughout the office/in various departments.

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of accounting systems for financial transactions
  • Maintaining the general ledger, recording cash receipts and financial transactions.
  • Reconciling bank, credit card accounts and intercompany accounts
  • Coordinate collection activities, with support from the team, including calls and emails to customers, and internal escalations as required for problem accounts.
  • Generate and send monthly statements to customers
  • Streamlining AR functions by maintaining/coding applicable customer discounts and supporting communication on discrepancies
  • Supporting team on month-end close procedures
  • Maintaining on-time and proper customer invoicing
  • Ensure that receivables are collected promptly
  • Prepare accounts receivable/payable reports, analyzing the data and recognizing the trends
  • Provide accounting and financial support to management as needed
  • Positive contributor to the team by supporting and executing projects as needed
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned.
  • Prepare, support and response related to freight claims
Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • accounting: 2 years + (Required)
  • Education:
  • Associate (Preferred)
 
location: New York, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $20 - 25 per hour
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of accounting systems for financial transactions
  • Maintaining the general ledger, recording cash receipts and financial transactions.
  • Reconciling bank, credit card accounts and intercompany accounts
  • Coordinate collection activities, with support from the team, including calls and emails to customers, and internal escalations as required for problem accounts.
  • Generate and send monthly statements to customers
  • Streamlining AR functions by maintaining/coding applicable customer discounts and supporting communication on discrepancies
  • Supporting team on month-end close procedures
  • Maintaining on-time and proper customer invoicing
  • Ensure that receivables are collected promptly
  • Prepare accounts receivable/payable reports, analyzing the data and recognizing the trends
  • Provide accounting and financial support to management as needed
  • Positive contributor to the team by supporting and executing projects as needed
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned.
  • Prepare, support and response related to freight claims
 
qualifications:
Experience:

  • accounting: 2 years + (Required)
  • Education:
  • Associate (Preferred)
 
skills: Administration
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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