Jr Accountant

Adecco is assisting a local client in their search for a Jr. Accountant in Sarasota!

HOURS: 25-30 hours per week over 4-5 days between M-F 8am-5:30pm

Jr. Accountant job summary:

Provides financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by payment, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Utilize three-way paperwork matching system  for accounts payable.
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries.
  • Scheduling and preparing vendor payments via check/wire/ACH.
  • Monitor and take advantage of vendor discount opportunities.
  • Maintain vendor contract files.
  • Work closely with team members regarding vendor credits, required documentation and purchase order/invoice discrepancies.
  • Issuing stop-payments.
  • Reimburse employees by receiving and verifying expense reports for advances; preparing checks.
  • Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements. Enter new and update system vendor data, including federal id numbers.
  • Maintain employee monthly credit card transactions, reviewing receipts, posting transactions, and paying monthly credit card statements.
  • Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management relative to the AP function in accordance with records retention policies and procedures.
  • Preparing annual 1099’s.
  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Basic knowledge of fixed assets, assist with tracking and reporting thereof.
  • Monthly sales tax reporting.

Qualifications & requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree or higher from an accredited college preferred.
  • 2 years working experience.
  • Working knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements regarding accounts payables.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs.
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality.
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills.
  • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills.
  • Experience in Sage 50 US and MISys are a plus, but not necessary.
Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers. 

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