Job application form - Accounting Associate

In the vital business role of a Part-Time Accounting Associate, you will support the CEO with various accounting functions in addition to preparing and executing invoicing, vendor payments, and financial reporting. As a key contributor, this role requires a high performer with a deep understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles, exceptional discretion, and an ability to work accurately and effectively under pressure. 


The following are just some of the key professional attributes that will result in success in this role:

·       Motivated – You are a driven, meticulous, and precise accounting pro that can efficiently prioritize, moving quickly from task to task

·       Curious Learner– You ask smart questions, think on your feet, and are exceptional at problem-solving 

·       Experienced – You know your way around accounting software, are dialed into the best accounting practices, and can operate with minimal supervision 

·       Detail-driven – Accuracy is a must. You live in the details, deliver on time, and take pride in exceptional, error-free work

·       Collaborator – You are always willing to roll up your sleeves and help where needed

·       Discreet – You are professional and trustworthy and handle confidential information with ease

·       Agile – Flexible with a sense of urgency. You know precisely what it takes to get the job done quickly and efficiently


Supporting the CEO, the Accounting Associate will be responsible for essential accounting functions, including preparing invoices and financial reports. Core responsibilities include:

·       Managing client's accounts

·       Preparing accounts payable and receivable invoices

·       Preparing financial statements and ad hoc reports

·       Performing the essential accounting functions

·       Offering bookkeeping services to clients

·       Analyzing the client's financial records

·       Correcting any inaccuracies and errors

·       Performing reconciliations of all the reports

·       Supervising and tracking incomes and expenses

·       Validating bank accounts

·       Maintaining ledger accounts

·       Answering client's queries

·       Performing data entry and word processing

·       Working in collaboration with CPA’s and tax accountants

·       Maintaining a healthy relationship with the clients

·       Performing clerical duties as and when required

·       Assisting in payroll and compliance audits

·       Suggesting improvements in the budget

·       Adhering to all the accounting rules and regulations


Minimum Required:

  •  5+ years of experience in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

  • 2+ years of experience utilizing Quickbooks Online and Desktop

  • Good understanding of state and federal tax laws and regulations

  •  Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and practices

  •  Outstanding cash-handling skills

  •  Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  •  Ability to solve complex problems and decision-making skills

  • Phenomenal time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with a close observation of accuracy

  • Excellent arithmetic and numerical skills

  • Ability to handle confidential information

  • Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office Tools

  • Must be able to work up to 10 hours a week with core days Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 

  • Outstanding ability to work independently as well as part of a team

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