Under direct supervision, uses basic knowledge and skills obtained through on-the-job training to support the accounting group by preparing, reviewing and processing transactions and maintaining documents, records and files. Specific, detailed instructions and procedures are provided to perform routine, repetitive tasks. Resolves routine questions and problems and refers more complex issues to a higher level. Routine contact with internal and external customers is required to obtain, clarify or provide facts and information.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in preparing, reviewing, processing and maintaining accounting documents, records and files.
Assists in coding and posting transactions to proper accounts in an automated accounting system.
Assists in researching transaction discrepancies.
Assists in gathering and compiling data for assigned functions.
Processes and distributes incoming/outgoing mail, as required.
Obtains required signatures on supporting documents and generates checks.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Basic office practices, procedures, and methods
Basic accounting concepts, practices and procedures.
General ledger accounting software packages or ability to learn specific tasks.
Entering transactions into an automated accounting system.
Researching basic transaction discrepancies.
Preparing, processing and maintaining transaction documentation, files and records.
Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications to produce correspondence, electronic communication and maintain spreadsheets and databases.
Identify and resolve basic accounting problems.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all organizational levels.
Demonstrate efficiency and flexibility in performing detailed transactional tasks in a fast-paced work environment with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
Provide a high level of customer service.