Accounting Assistant

250 South High Street, Columbus, OH, USA

Job objective  

Our organization grows and flourishes. This results in a fast-changing and, therefore, challenging environment. We are looking for an Accounting Assistant to perform daily accounting tasks that will support our financial team. The accounting assistant will keep financial records, prepare reports, and update financial information. The accountant assistant must be familiar with accounting procedures and should have experience with accounting software programs (like SAP). The ideal candidate will be able to process business transactions, handle accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, receipts, and other financial matters. Proven accounting experience required. Ultimately, you will help our Accounting department run smoothly, ensuring transparency and efficiency in all transactions. 

Your tasks and responsibilities 

  • Reconcile finance accounts
  • Maintain spreadsheets
  • Perform credit control and cash allocation
  • Prepare statutory accounts
  • Manage daily post in and out
  • Handle and write checks
  • Able to analyze financial records and transfer information

Your profile

  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills; able to prioritize
  • Assists team members when needed to accomplish team goals
  • Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
  • High school degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field preferred
  • Two to three years of proven accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Pays strict attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task

Working conditions 

  • Prolonged sitting at work station in a well-lit open office
  • Occasional lifting of up to 35 pounds of paper and miscellaneous supplies

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