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Robert Half International Accounting Assistant in Colonie, New York

Description

A well respected, growing service organization is looking to hire an Accounting Clerk. In this role, you will be responsible for 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). This dynamic team environment offers you a great work space/office, excellent benefits and great career advancement opportunity. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities

• Support accounts payable: vendor invoices and disbursement filing, A/P invoice matching & filing

• Support Accounts Receivable: process daily invoices/credit, apply cash receipt, help with collection of past due balance

• General accounting and administration support: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects

• Correct transaction documents, which may require revision of other documents or entries as well as the original; may initiate other actions

• Code documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes.

• Prepare statements and reports that require utilization of a variety of sources

• Post financial information to journals, registers, and ledgers, manually or by electronic equipment

• Reconcile discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required

• Assist in budgetary control by monitoring budgets and originating or verifying adjustments and transfers

• Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned

Requirements

• AA or BS/BA in Accounting preferred

• Excellent data entry skills

• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and SAP are preferred

• Ability to multi-task and attention to detail are critical

• Entry-level considered

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $42,000.00 - $50,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Colonie, NY

Date Posted: October 1, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02880-9502708925

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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