Accounting Associate
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Job Overview

We are searching for a skilled and detailed oriented Accounting Associate to join our team.

As an Accounting Associate, you will be responsible for assisting Auditors and Accountant in essential accounting functions. You will also be responsible for preparing invoices and financial reports.

To be successful in this position, you should have in-depth knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles. You will be working under the direct supervision of an Accountant. Exceptional communication skills and the ability to handle sensitive information is a must for this job position. 

If you are ready to take this position as an Accounting Associate, then send in your application right away. We will be happy to have you onboard.

Responsibilities

  • Managing client’s accounts.

  • Preparing accounts payable and receivable invoices.

  • Preparing financial statements and reports.

  • Performing the basic accounting functions.

  • Assisting with the preparation of tax returns.

  • Offering bookkeeping services to clients.

  • Analyzing the client’s financial records.

  • Correcting any inaccuracies and errors.

  • Performing reconciliations of all the reports

  • Handling the cash on a daily basis.

  • Supervising and tracking incomes and expenses.

  • Validating bank accounts.

  • Maintaining ledger accounts.

  • Answering client’s queries, if any.

  • Performing data entry and word processing.

  • Working in collaboration with Accountants and Auditors.

  • Maintaining a healthy relationship with the clients.

  • Performing clerical duties as and when required.

  • Assisting in payroll and compliance audits.

  • Suggesting improvements in the budget.

  • Adhering to all the accounting rules and regulations.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

  • Proven experience working as an Accounting Associate or a similar position in the Accounting department.

  • A professional Certificate in Public Accountant (CPA) will be required.

  • Good understanding of state and federal tax laws and regulations.

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and practices.

  • Outstanding cash handling skills.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to solve complex problems.

  • Phenomenal time management skills.

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

  • Excellent decision-making abilities.

  • A close observation of accuracy.

  • Excellent arithmetic and numerical skills.

  • Ability to handle confidential information.

  • Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office Tools.

  • Outstanding ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

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