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Accounting Assistant

ProKatchers Fairfax Contractor
$18.00/ hour
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Position: Accounting Assistant

Location: 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA

Duration: 2 Months with higher extension possibilities

 

Shift Time: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

 

Pay Rate : $18.00/hr on W2 without any benefits.

 

Position Description:

  • A good amount of work will be data entry type work so attention to detail and accuracy is a must!! Please make sure candidates are aware and can speak to their skills in that area Under the general supervision of an Accountant I, reviews and processes vendor invoices (including approvals up to certain dollar thresholds) for all county departments in accordance with county policies and procedures.
  • Examines invoices and department authorizations for payment to assure conformity with county policy; adequacy of supporting documentation; accuracy and completeness of calculations and accounting data; and validation of the instructions that result in ultimate payment of each obligation. 
  • Complies with Virginia law regarding procurement rules and prompt payment timelines, and meets non-standard time requirements of county agencies, capturing all available discounts and avoiding or limiting late payment charges. Researches and resolves customer service issues.
  • Performs administrative duties in support of overall agency goals and objectives. 
  • 70% - Reviews and processes vendor invoices (including approvals up to certain dollar thresholds) for all county departments in accordance with county policies and procedures.
  • Examines for all county departments, invoices and payment authorizations to assure conformity with county policy; adequacy of supporting documentation; accuracy and completeness of calculations and accounting data; and validation of the instructions that result in ultimate payment of each obligation. 
  • 15% - Researches and responds to inquiries from vendors and/or department contacts in relation to accounts payable policies and procedures as well as inquiries related to completed or in progress transactions.
  • Uses system reports and online querying tools to research and resolve customer service issues. 10% - Reviews and resolves any identified issues with the initiating agency related to year-end expenditure accrual transactions and related invoice payments requests to ensure that expenditures are recorded in the proper accounting period. 
  • 10% - Performs administrative duties related to timekeeping, management status reporting, attendance at staff meetings and other duties as assigned in support of overall agency goals and objectives.

 



Skills Required:

  • Highly proficient with MS Office
  • Excellent data entry skills 

Experience Required:

  • At least 1 year of related work experience in a bookkeeper/accounting office assistant type role. 

Education Required:

  • H.S. minimum

Skills required

Financial Transactions
Accounting
Financial Accounting
Preparing Accounts Payable
Clerical Accounting Work
Depositing Checks

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