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Rutherford, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The main function of the Accounting Assistant is to support the Accounts Payable group with various tasks ranging from invoicing to data entry, generating reports to GL postings, Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable, and ad hoc projects. The Accounting Assistant must be able to work independently and exercise sound judgment and discretion working within established policies and procedures. The position is responsible for a wide range of responsibilities including but not limited to the ones listed below.

Must Haves/Main Duties

· must have accounting knowledge

· must be comfortable presenting accounting information to non-accounting audience

· must be able to create pivot tables and subtotals in Excel

· will be communicating accounting information both face to face and in writing, communications skills must be excellent

Job Responsibilities

· Complete weekly and bi-weekly reports

· Provide detailed reports to team/management upon request

· Complete data entry for monthly accruals and accrual reversals in the budget database

· Provide invoice processing and accrual support as needed

· Research and provide feedback on payment inquiries

· Process expense requests

· Support other Accounting related departments (Payroll, Sales, Finance) as needed

· Call customers regarding past due invoices

· Apply payments via credit card, cash, or wire transfers


· Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and critical thinking

· Must be able to communicate with a wide range of employees

· Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external clients and business contacts

· Must be able to work independently and exercise sound judgment and discretion

· Ability to review, interpret, and provide guidance on existing policies

· Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and any other related accounting software


· Associate's degree in accounting or related financial discipline required.

· Bachelor's degree in accounting or related financial discipline preferred.

· 2-4 years financial and/or accounting experience in an office environment preferred

· 1-2 years accounting software (Oracle, SAP, Hyperion, Quickbooks, etc) experience a big plus



Rutherford, NJ


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