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Job ID#: 8908

Job Title: Accounting Assistant

Duration: Temp-to-Hire, start ASAP

Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8a-5p

Location: Houston, TX 77040

Compensation: $16/hour

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic accounting functions which require knowledge of accounts receivable and reconciliation functions
  • Answer customer inquiries; research and resolution of problems and/or complaints
  • Create and Edit spreadsheets
  • Under direct supervision, perform entry-level bookkeeping and accounting tasks
  • Prepare journal or voucher entries, reconcile accounts and check for accuracy
  • Verify, sort, post and check claims, bills, invoices and vouchers

 

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • High School diploma and college accounting courses preferred (2 years) / degree not mandatory
  • 4 -6 years of experience in a related field; understanding of general accounting principles; proficient at 10-key
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude and reliable; ability to multi-task; good analytical skills; proficient in mathematics
  • Customer Service skills; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to follow procedures and keep records; ability to work individually and as part of a team; ability to establish and maintain working relationships
  • Operate at a high level of productivity and efficiency to meet deadlines in a high volume environment
  • Knowledge of basic software functions such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook

 

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