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Robert Half Accounting Assistant - Apply Today! in Framingham, Massachusetts

Description

We are seeking a detail-oriented and organized Accounting Assistant to join our team. The Accounting Assistant will primarily be responsible for supporting the accounting department in various tasks including accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoice entry, billing, and assisting with ad hoc projects. The ideal candidate will have strong numerical aptitude, excellent communication skills, and a proactive approach to problem-solving.

Key Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable:

  • Process vendor invoices accurately and timely.

  • Match invoices with purchase orders and receipts.

  • Prepare and perform electronic payments and check runs.

  • Maintain vendor files and ensure accuracy of vendor records.

Invoice Entry:

  • Enter customer invoices into the accounting system promptly and accurately.

  • Verify pricing, discounts, and terms on invoices.

  • Communicate with internal departments to resolve any discrepancies.

  • Accounts Receivable:

  • Generate customer invoices and statements.

  • Post customer payments and reconcile accounts receivable ledger.

  • Follow up on past due accounts and communicate with customers regarding outstanding balances.

Billing:

  • Assist in the preparation of client billing statements.

  • Ensure accuracy of billing information and resolve any billing discrepancies.

  • Collaborate with project managers to ensure timely and accurate billing.

Ad Hoc Projects:

  • Provide support on special projects as assigned by the Accounting Manager.

  • Assist in month-end and year-end closing activities.

  • Conduct financial analysis and reporting as needed.

    Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred.

  • 1-2 years of experience in accounting or finance role.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP).

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available including medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance. Employees hired for our FTEP Program are also eligible to enroll in our company’s 401(k) or deferred compensation plan (if eligible). FTEP employees also earn paid time off for vacation, personal needs, and sick time and paid holidays. The amount of Choice Time Off (CTO) received varies based on years of service and is pro-rated based on the hours worked per week. A new FTEP employee earns up to 13 days of CTO and up to 10 paid holidays per calendar year. Learn more at roberthalfbenefits.com/Resources.

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