Accounting Assistant

Established e-commerce retail company is seeking an Accounting Assistant to support the Controller.  Primary responsibility will be to support the financial operations of the company by assisting with various accounting tasks. The Accounting Assistant will play a crucial role in maintaining accurate financial records and ensure compliance with accounting standards. QuickBooks experience is essential for success in this role, as you will be responsible for using this software to manage financial data efficiently.

The Accounting Assistant will:

    • Enter financial transactions, including sales, purchases, invoices, and expenses, into QuickBooks.
    • Maintain organized and up-to-date records of financial transactions and documents.
    • Monitor and process incoming customer payments.
    • Assist with verifying and processing vendor invoices and payments.
    • Resolve discrepancies in accounts receivable and accounts payable.
    • Reconcile bank statements with company records to ensure accuracy.
    • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies or irregularities.
    • Prepare and generate financial reports, including profit and loss statements and balance sheets.
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
    • Track and categorize business expenses.
    • Assist in monitoring budget adherence and cost control.

Qualifications of Accounting Assistant:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field is a preferred.
  • Previous experience as an Accounting Assistant or in a similar role within the retail/ecommerce industry is preferred.
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks and other accounting software.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.

To discuss in greater detail please send resume outlining your related accounting experience.

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