Accounting Clerk - TEMP

Accounting Clerk - TEMP

Accounting Now | Holyoke, MA, 01040, US
Salary Range:$40,000 – $52,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 10 days ago

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Accounting Now has an immediate need for an accounting clerk in the Holyoke area! This is a terrific opportunity to work at a successful organization with a wonderful mission. This is a hybrid opportunity! If you have prior experience in accounting and you're seeking a new opportunity, please apply today or call Greg Fitzpatrick at 413-887-6344.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Hybrid; 3 days in office, 2 days remote)

Responsibilities include:

* Prepare and post rental property journal entries and other activity into the general ledger (GL) in a timely and accurate manner
* Ensure the GL is in balance with database subsidiary records; review and report discrepancies as needed
* Complete monthly and year-end closings in a timely manner, including the preparation of accurate financial statements and reports
* Act as a primary back-up for check requests
* Assist and support the department through proactive cross-training and the application of developed accounting skills
* Collaborate to ensure rental property invoices are entered according to procedure; prepare and issue payments for invoices in the GL
* Establish and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with staff (including across departments) to achieve goals
* Proactively identify and inform the Assistant Controller of any significant issues that may adversely affect the organization
* Remain current on general accounting principles

Requirements include:

* Associate degree in a relevant field; commensurate experience may be substituted for a degree
* 3 years' experience in a related position, preferably in a nonprofit setting
* Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel), and comfort learning new technologies
* Working knowledge of automated accounting systems and database management, including administration and the ability to generate reports
* Ability to assess priorities, organize, and operate in a flexible manner while retaining a high level of attention-to-detail
* Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, with the capacity to communicate effectively with diverse individuals