Assistant accounts support the accounting department with their day-to-day functions by performing entry-level accounting duties. The primary work focus for account assistant is on accounts receivable and accounts payable. In addition, they help with collections, billing, audits, and journal entries. Most accounting assistants work in either private accounting offices or for larger accounting firms across a wide variety of sectors. Support duties related to accounts payable and account receivable functionsAssist with preparation of financial and statistical statements and reportsAnalyze financial information in order to identify discrepanciesResearch and resolve discrepancies in a timely fashionMaintain the confidentiality of all financial dataInterpret and apply accounting policies, rules, and regulations to all work in order to ensure compliance with applicable standardsCompile and prepare routine reports and summaries
Responsibilities for Assistant Accounts
You’ll undertake tasks such as filing, typing, basic bookkeeping, handling mail and making phone calls. Other typical duties include: Management of petty cash transactions.Controlling credit and ensuring debtors pay on time.Reconciliation of direct debits and finance accounts.Ensuring all payments amounts & records are accurate.Preparation of statutory accounts.Working with journals, sales & purchase ledgers and spreadsheets.
Qualifications for Accounting Assistant At a minimum, an Associate's degree in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance, B.com, M.com or similar field. Bachelor's degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience can be substituted.Years of relevant, hands-on accounting experienceProficient to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including ExcelExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong attention to detail and accuracyAbility to work independently on assigned dutiesDemonstrates an ability to manage a variety of priorities while meeting deadlines
Degree Title: BBA / BS / B.Com / Equivalent
Career Level: Intermediate
Experience: 2 Years
Apply By Date: Mar 23, 2021
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