• Accounting Associate

    Location ME-NLE-San Pedro
    Job ID
    2018-7730
    # Positions
    1
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Category
    Accounting/Finance - Accounting
  • Overview - External

    This position prepares, processes, and/or analyzes accounting and/or financial transaction information to support ongoing Account Payable primarily, involving Accounting Treasury or other Finance tasks and projects, with limited supervision from more senior accounting personnel and/or management. The Accounting Associate typically handles routine processes, reports and information within their specific function.

     

     

     

     

    Responsibilities - External

    Tracks, prepares and processes routine financial transactions accurately and in a timely manner following established procedures and guidelines within a specific area of technical expertise; analyzes and reconciles source information/documentation in financial systems on a regular basis, identifying issues and resolving discrepancies within standard procedures; escalates non-routine issues to more senior accounting staff, supervisor or manager, as appropriate.

    Participates in special projects to provide routine accounting support within a specific area of expertise.

     

     

    Qualifications - External

    • High school diploma or equivalent experience, some college preferred.
    • 1+ years of general accounting experience or equivalent experience in clerical accounting positions (or equivalent college-level courses).
    • Familiarity with general accounting principles and practices and sound knowledge of accounting operations and techniques within the team’s area of expertise (e.g. payables, receivables, general ledger, reporting, cash management, etc.) usually acquired through 1+ years of experience in that area of expertise
    • Proficiency with financial systems and standard software applications (PeopleSoft; Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word)
    • Attention to detail and focus on tasks at hand
    • Good analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Good customer service skills
    • Ability to work in a routine, deadline-driven environment
    • Good communication skills, both oral and written, in English and Spanish.