Job Description : Summary
Under direct supervision, provides administrative support within the finance and / or accounting department. Responsible for assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger.
Essential Job Functions
Distributes invoices, posts batches, receives payments, processes accounts payable invoices, and mails accounts payable checks.
Calculates routine commissions, interest, and payments for each transaction; creates and distributes routine commission statements for each transaction for closing.
Uses office automated systems to input data to facilitate accounting tasks; generates basic financial reports, and responds to general inquiries.
Identifies and escalates problems as appropriate.
Assists in maintaining customer specific program information in tables, auditing orders and reporting; makes necessary corrections to vendor claims, and answers queries about the program.
Maintains pending files and performs timely follow ups to ensure quality customer service.
Performs routine data entry, filing, and maintenance in order to support the department. May deviate from routine policies and procedures when need arises.
Verifies cost accounting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable records in order to ensure accuracy. Balances general or subsidiary ledgers to ensure accuracy.
Contacts other departments and / or outside agencies to resolve problems.
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Two or more years of finance administration experience
Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles
Experience working with bookkeeping
Experience working with financial software packages
Personal computer and business solutions software skills
Organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
Communication skills to interface with company employees
Ability to work in a team environment