Accounting Assistant

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Seeking an Accounting Assistant to join a growing company in the Auburn, MA area.  The accounting assistant will provide accounting support for any functions of the Accounting & Finance and Contract Administration departments.  S/he will serve as a key backup to the payroll specialist role as well as provide support for billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable and contract administration functions. Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm.  $18-$20/hr DOE.  Drug and background check required. 

Accounting Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Work within the areas of payroll, a/p, a/r, billing, collections and additional accounting functions.
  • Assist with processing and reconciling timesheets and assist with weekly payroll 3-4 days per week
  • Enter prevailing wage rates provided by Estimating department into payroll system and verify for accuracy.
  • Assist with the accounts payable department with entering vouchers into accounts payable system.
  • Apply quality control procedures with weekly checks issued by accounts payable department.
  • Assist with A/R duties and collections calls 
  • Research and compile work orders, material reports, vendor invoices, timesheets and all related cost documentation required to prepare billing on all jobs.
  • Perform miscellaneous other duties and special projects as needed

Accounting Assistant Requirements:

  • High School diploma required, Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent including courses in business administration and/or accounting.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software applications and automated payroll systems preferred.
  • Possess problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle changing priorities in a fast paced work environment.
  • Experience working within construction industry is a plus
  • Quick and accurate data entry abilities
  • Professional, able to maintain confidentiality of financial information.
  • Strong communication, customer service and organization skills.

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