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Accounting Assistant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting U.S • Albany, NY

Posted 10 days ago

Job Snapshot

$40,000.00 - $48,000.00 /Year
Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services
Accounting, Finance


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Job Description

Ref ID: 02880-0010119982

Classification: Accounting Clerk

Compensation: $40,000.00 to $48,000.00 per year

Robert Half Finance is looking to hire an Accounting Assistant for a well respected, growing organization. In this role, you will match invoices to purchase orders and/or vouchers, enter data and assist with Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R) processes. This dynamic team environment offers advantages such as a great work space/office, terrific benefits, and excellent opportunities for career advancement. The Accounting Assistant position is a full-time role in the Albany, New York, area. How you will make an impact - Manually or electronically post financial information to journals, registers, and ledgers - Support budgetary control goals by monitoring budgets and originating or validating adjustments and transfers - Process daily invoices/credit, apply cash receipts, and help with collection of past due balances to support Accounts Receivable - Ensure accuracy of transaction documents, and revise other documents or entries as needed; may initiate other actions - Produce statements and reports using a variety of sources - Carry out additional related duties and help with special projects on an as-needed basis - Classify documents with the proper expenditure codes and accounting codes - Help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, and other general accounting and administration projects - Resolve discrepancies by examining possible sources of disagreement, recreating likely actions, and identifying the effect on other accounts; generate correction documents as required - Support accounts payable: vendor invoices and disbursement filing, A/P invoice matching filing For immediate consideration please send your resume to Jill at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Job Requirements

- Excellent data entry skills - Ability to multitask and meet deadlines - AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred - Strong knowledge of Excel and SAP is preferred - Accounts payable experience desired - Strong familiarity with sales analysis reporting - Expertise in sales and use tax - Entry-level applicants considered - 2+ years of accounting experience required

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 844.539.2523 for additional information.

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Job ID: 02880-0010119982
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