Accounting Assistant


$16.00 to $19.00 per hour



Date Posted:

May 20, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance is in the process of hiring an Accounting Clerk for a rapidly-expanding company in the Manufacturing industry. The day-to-day operations of this role include, matching invoices to purchase orders and/or vouchers, data entry and assisting in the process of Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R). In this dynamic team environment, you will have a great work space/office, terrific benefits, and the opportunity for career advancement. This full-time Accounting Clerk position is located in the Rochester, New York, area. Contact me directly! [email protected]

Key responsibilities

- Utilize a number of sources to create statements and reports

- Assist Accounts Receivable with processing daily invoices/credit, applying cash receipts, and collecting past due balances

- Resolve discrepancies by examining possible sources of disagreement, recreating likely actions, and identifying the effect on other accounts; generate correction documents as required

- Assist with general accounting tasks, including G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, and other ad hoc projects

- Post financial information to journals and ledgers

- Complete other related duties and assist with special projects as needed

- Support accounts payable by filing vendor invoice and disbursements and by matching filing A/P invoices

- Classify documents with the proper expenditure codes and accounting codes
- Accurate, swift, data entry abilities

- 2+ years of accounting experience required

- Strong familiarity with bank reconciliations

- Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred

- Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

- Familiar with Spreadsheet and ERP system

- AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field preferred
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 has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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