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Accounting Assistant

Bridgeton, MO

Posted: 05/22/2019 Job Number: 10964 Pay Rate: $38,000.00 - $45,000.00

Accounting Assistant
Accounting professional performing a range of accounting assignments. Newly hired candidates will learn the current processes and procedures of the work, but are encouraged to work independently and to provide suggestions for their improvement as well.

General Accounts Payable Functions
: Check, scan, verify and process invoices
: Prepare check payments for signature; mail when ready.
: Sort, code and enter accounts payable data
: Analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices
: Maintain job and vendor payment files
: Insure invoices and statements are paid on time
: Prepare lien waivers for subcontractors and suppliers; distribute them; manage process for insuring they are received back in a timely manner and filed appropriately
: Maintain Certificate of Insurance and W9/1099 files for vendors
: File all periodic sales and use tax forms for all applicable states

General support functions
: Complete and file all periodic Federal and state payroll tax filings for all applicable states in which the company operates
: Prepare reports as necessary
: Assist Project Managers and Management as needed
: Cross train to back up other accounting functions
: In the near term, assist in the implementation of a proposed new accounting system

Education and Experience
: High School Diploma or equivalent; relevant college studies and/or degrees a huge plus
: Experience in construction industry and general knowledge of lien waivers a plus
: MS Office and knowledge of accounting software
: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures

Key Competencies
: Well-organized and able to multi-task
: Strong attention to detail
: Good at problem-solving
: "Team"-oriented
: Strong customer service orientation
: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

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