Accounting Assistant Job Description

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Accounting Assistant Job Description

Job Title: Accounting Assistant


Location: [Insert Location]


Job Type: Full-time


Reports to: [Insert Accountant or Finance Manager]


Salary: [Insert Salary Range]


Job Overview:

The Accounting Assistant will be responsible for providing support to the accounting department by performing a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. This position will be responsible for processing invoices, preparing bank deposits, reconciling accounts, and assisting with month-end close. The Accounting Assistant will also provide assistance with other accounting-related tasks as needed.



• Process accounts payable invoices, ensuring accurate coding and timely payment

• Prepare bank deposits and reconcile bank accounts

• Assist with accounts receivable by generating invoices and tracking payments

• Assist with month-end close by preparing journal entries and reconciling accounts

• Maintain accurate and organized financial records and documents

• Assist with annual audit preparation and provide support as needed

• Respond to vendor and customer inquiries regarding billing and payment status

• Provide general administrative support to the accounting department, including filing and data entry

• Perform other accounting-related tasks as assigned



• Associate's degree in accounting or a related field, or equivalent work experience

• Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in accounting or a related field

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Ability to work independently and in a team environment

• Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information

• Experience with accounting software is a plus