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Robert Half International Accounting Assistant in Jacksonville, Florida

Description

If you are looking to start a career with a vibrant dynamic company, look no further than this role here. Robert Half is pleased to partner with a growing credit and collections agency based out of Jacksonville, FL for an open accounting assistant position. This is a contract to permanent opportunity for the right candidate. The Associate Accountant performs accounts receivable duties with strong attention to customer service while maintaining strong working relationships with external and internal customers.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, verify, and process invoices for sales or services rendered.

  • Enter data on invoices; ensure proper coding on documents.

  • Collect on accounts by sending invoice reminders and communication with customers via phone, email, fax, or mail.

  • Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions and entering them into the general ledger or accounting software.

  • Update receivables by totaling unpaid invoices.

  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted.

  • Verify the validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments and customers.

  • Resolve valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries.

  • Resolve invalid or unauthorized deductions by following pending deductions procedures.

  • Resolve collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line, coordinating contact with collections department.

  • Summarizes receivables by maintaining invoice accounts, coordinating monthly transfer to accounts receivable account, verifying totals, preparing reports.

  • Generate monthly, quarterly, or annual financial statements and reports detailing paid and unpaid invoices and other accounts receivable activity.

  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.

  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

If you are interested in this position click the "Apply Now" button or contact your recruiter at (904) 632-0941.

Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable of general accounting principles, regulatory standards, and compliance requirements.

  • Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.

  • Strong math, typing, and computer skill, especially with bookkeeping software.

  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality.

  • Excellent data entry skills

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills.

  • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills.

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently or as a team member.

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people.

  • Customer service and negotiation skills.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Associates Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school preferred.

  • 1-3 years accounts receivable.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including the ability to utilize QuickBooks accounting software and spreadsheet programs.

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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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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