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Employment Type:
Full time
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Accounting Assistant
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Affinity Living Group | Hickory, NC
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Job Description

Come join our Affinity Living Group family! We are growing! Excellent wages and benefits!

Nature and scope

We are looking for a skilled Accounting Assistant to perform a variety of accounting, bookkeeping and financial tasks. Accounting Assistant responsibilities include keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling bank statements. You will also run accounting software programs (e.g. Yardi) to process business transactions, such as accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers and receipts. A successful accounting assistant should be familiar with all accounting procedures and have a flair for numbers. Ultimately, a successful Accounting Assistant will ensure that the company's daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.

Minimum eligibility requirements

* Proven accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts receivable Assistant or Accounts payable Assistant
* Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
* Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
* Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
* Accuracy and attention to detail
* Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
* Data entry and word processing skills
* Well organized
* Exceptional time management and verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to multitask and remain motivated and positive
* Professional manner and strong ethical

Essential functions

* Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
* Post daily cash and outstanding checks
* Post recurring entries
* Post month end entries and uploads
* Prepare general ledger postings and statements
* Reconcile accounts in a timely manner
* Daily enter key data of financial transactions in database
* Provide assistance and support to company personnel
* Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
* Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas
* Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
* Constantly update job knowledge
* Assisting with audits, fact checks, and resolving discrepancies
* Processing transactions, issuing checks and updating ledgers, etc
* Handling communications with clients and vendors via phone, email, and in-person
* Other duties as assigned by supervisor.