Accounting Assistant - Finance

  1. Lansing,MI
  2. Sep 09, 2017
  3. Government : Military

The Accounting Assistant will assist in many of the financial and accounting aspects of the business, prepare necessary reports, and provide regular input to members of the Accounting Department on important financial / accounting matters. The Accounting Assistant will also serve as a liaison between the Accounting team and other departments in terms of accounts payable, accounts receivable and other accounting related topics.

Duties/Essential Job Functions:

Accounts Payable
  • Sort, distribute and track incoming AP invoices to various departments for approval
  • Prepare AP invoices for GL coding, and review for appropriate backup documentation and approvals
  • Enter invoices into accounting software
  • Assist with preparation for AP check runs
  • File AP paid invoices in AP files
  • Setup and collection of required documents for new vendors
  • Maintain vendor files and 1099 requirements
  • Update various spreadsheets related to accounts payable
  • Communication (verbal and written) with vendors as needed
Accounts Receivable
  • Create sales orders in accounting software
  • Post sales orders in accounting software
  • Enter cash receipts from bank deposits and ACH's
  • Update various spreadsheets related to accounts receivable
  • Communication (verbal and written) with customers and franchisee's as needed
Corporate Credit Cards
  • Reconcile statements with receipts and code to proper department expense account
  • Update various schedules pertaining to expenses and travel
  • Assist card holders with corporate site and reporting as needed
Bank Deposits
  • Prepare bank deposits slips
  • Take deposits to bank
Year End Tasks
  • Assist in preparation of audit schedules
  • Assist in year end budget reporting
  • Assist in preparing 1099's for distribution
  • Assist in document management for AP files
Other Tasks
  • Maintain schedules for various reporting and tracking purposes
  • Other tasks may be assigned to assist accounting team as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Associate's degree or combination of education and equivalent experience is highly preferred. 
  • A minimum of five years accounting experience is preferred 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great listening and organizational skills
  • Adept in problem analysis and solving
  • Possess attention to detail, initiative and sound judgment
  • Ability to be resilient and adapt
  • Must be proficient with the following Microsoft applications:
    • Excel
    • Word
    • Outlook

What We Offer

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® offers a wide range of benefits to meet your needs. Not only do we provide great benefits, we create a great place to work! Our culture is second to none, and we pride ourselves on giving opportunities to move forward in your career. You might find us on the patio for happy hour, or in our cafe for an all employee luncheon with our executive team. Other benefits include:
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Voluntary Life insurance options
  • Quarterly bonus program
  • Paid Time Off with paid holiday's 

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards.


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