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Accounting Assistant- Jacksonville, IL

  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Illinois
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Interested in working in an Accounting Assistant position in Jacksonville, IL with a dynamic and growing company? We are looking for someone who is smart, dependable, and driven.
• Distributes invoices, posts batches, receives payments, processes accounts payable invoices, and mails accounts payable
• checks.
• Calculates moderately complex commissions, interest, and payments for each transaction; creates and distributes
• moderately complex commission statements for each transaction for closing.
• Assists in completing special report requests from internal and external partners.
• Assists in determining methods and procedures for new assignments to ensure alignment with department policies and procedures.
• Contacts other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems. Collaborates with other department in researching and escalating current and potential problems.
• Reports problems and other issues and makes recommendations to management to improve procedures.
• Maintains customer specific program information in tables, auditing orders and reporting; makes necessary corrections to vendor claims, and answers queries about the program.
• May provide procedural assistance to less experienced accounting staff to ensure company policies and procedures are learned and followed.
• Prepares and may post routine journal entries for company accounts in order to keep accounting systems accurate and up to date.
• 1Assists in and/or reconciles balance sheet and income statement accounts to general ledger; researches basic discrepancies and determines appropriate course of action.
• Develops spreadsheets for account analysis and journal entries in order to keep records organized and standardized.
• High school diploma or G.E.D.
• Three or more years of finance administration experience
• Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles
• Experience working with bookkeeping
• Experience working with financial software packages
If you are interested, please attach the most current copy of your resume. Qualified candidates be on the lookout for a 303 area code for a preliminary phone screen!

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