Accounting Representative Job Description

Accounting Representative Job Description

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Accounting representative provides accounting guidance to finance teams to ensure business transactions and material contracts are properly recorded and disclosed.

Accounting Representative Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective accounting representative job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included accounting representative job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Process monies received
Prepare daily cash total by general ledger account number
Prepare miscellaneous reports such as the Cash Summary, Sundry Payments
Processes payments, advances, escrow transactions
Performs various duties and special projects as assigned
Provides back up within the department as needed
Oversee the preparation and calculation of NAVs across all funds with zero error tolerance review and sign-off on all NAVs and calculated dividend rates
Control accuracy of new master file set up on the accounting system
Supervise Fund Administrators and schedule their work to provide accurate and timely processing of trade, corporate action and cash settlement information on the accounting system
See to it that your team are fully trained on the accounting systems our standard and client-specific procedures and controls and that they alert line management of specific training needs

Accounting Representative Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Representative

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CALHFA

Education for Accounting Representative

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounting representative job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Education, Accounting, Finance, Business, Communication, Management, Math, Associates, Business/Administration, Marketing

Skills for Accounting Representative

Desired skills for accounting representative include:

Aware of booking limits and exposure to properly service accounts
Billing and timekeeping processes
Client contracts
Microsoft Office Suite
Specifically Word and Excel
Banking products and services to cross sell to customers
Contracts
Regulatory
Medical terminology
Accounting and finance

Desired experience for accounting representative includes:

Act as the key representative for all client contacts on operational and servicing issues
Process 3 way P.O
Minimum two years of general accounting support or related experience
University degree in Finance or Economy, Business Administration
Experience with banking, accounting transactions and reconciliations preferred
High degree of accuracy, analytical ability and attention to details

Accounting Representative Examples

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Accounting Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting representative. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accounting representative
  • Ensures that assigned portfolios (approximately 150) fund accounting system investment records are accounted for per accounting and regulatory guidelines
  • Production PO and Invoice management for all hardware suppliers
  • OpEx PO and invoice management for all hardware
  • Shipment tracking and reconciling invoices within iProcurment
  • Working closely with AP team on monthly close activities
  • International PO and invoice management
  • Research and resolve load discrepancies on the Open Invoice report between vendor invoices and the FAST system
  • Print and review the Houston Exception Report which lists all transactions in error status and cannot be paid
  • Maintain BOL files
  • Develop understanding and communicate customer, supplier and internal matters to other CN departments, including Marketing & Sales and Operations other Railroads
Qualifications for accounting representative
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize to meet scheduled deadlines
  • Accuracy with data entry
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, or a related field, and 3 years relative experience in a position relating to accounting or finance
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, or a related field, and a minimum of 10 years experience in a position relating to accounting
  • Must possess a detailed understanding of the Project Systems (PS) module within SAP (OneSource)
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
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Accounting Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an accounting representative. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounting representative
  • Work as part of a team in developing reports
  • Hands-on extraction of information from various financial reporting systems
  • Assisting with the operation of financial and administrative controls in accordance with policies, procedures, and client requirements
  • Conducting project accounting activities, including general ledger, subsidiary ledgers and detailed job cost and commitment ledgers
  • Supporting reporting requirements
  • Preparing monthly billings in accordance with contract terms
  • Providing analysis of financial information, including cost estimating and forecasting
  • Performing a variety of payroll functions to ensure employees are compensated correctly
  • Assist Manager/Loan Accounting Team with daily duties, not limited to Participation remittance, Unposted Reports, general report clean up
  • Responding to custody related client inquiries on a daily basis providing quality, accurate and timely service
Qualifications for accounting representative
  • Familiar with general accounting principles, and basic understanding of US Government contracting
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master's degree program in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Business Administration, Business Management, Commerce, Economics, Law, Political Science, History, or General Education, from an accredited college or university
  • Previous co-op or internship experience in Accounting or Finance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Business Administration, Business Management, Commerce, Economics, Law, Political Science, History, or General Education, from an accredited college or University, within twelve (12) months of graduation date
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Business Administration, Business Management, Commerce, Economics, Law, Political Science, History, or General Education
  • Must be efficient, thorough, work well on your own, WITH co-workers AND possess a willingness to help others at any time
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Accounting Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an accounting representative. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting representative
  • Assist in preparation and implementation of client conversions
  • Ensure customers are billed correctly for coverage provided
  • Collaborate with finance, client administration and account management colleagues to maintain accounts receivable
  • Provide reporting for coverages insured by Captive clients
  • Assure timely and accurate premium collection, address and policy changes, terminations and refund of premium payments
  • Allocate premium payments to COMPASS
  • Trace transactions through previous history within the billing system, COMPASS, to determine sources of discrepancies and determine appropriate resolution
  • Engage in new and existing client development activities
  • Lead or participate in the development of new processes and procedures relating to the account, billing and premium job functions
  • Receive and process EDI files and manual invoices for payment while adhering to proper procedures
Qualifications for accounting representative
  • Previous experience using LaserPro, Fortis, Docufind, eVision
  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or similar
  • Excellent customer service experience, preferably in finance
  • BSc/BA degree in accounting or relevant field is highly preferred
  • Strong billing background in the employee benefits space is essential
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Expatriate Business is a plus
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Accounting Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting representative. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting representative
  • Payment of inventory and pipeline invoices
  • Reconcile statements from vendors
  • Analyze outstanding accrued Fuel Purchases
  • Support special projects including account reconciliation, responding to vendor, auditor, and user inquiries for supporting data
  • Various other tasks as deemed necessary
  • Analyze portfolios Perform account/payment reconciliation
  • Communicate with customers by phone and e-mail regarding amounts due or past due and establish strong business relationships Diffuse and resolve challenging customer service situations
  • Document daily collection activities
  • Identify, document and recommend delinquent accounts requiring external collection efforts and bad debt or financial exposure Review, prepare, analyze and document accounts receivable aging reports and other ad hoc reports Meet collection targets as defined by finance department Follow the procedures and protocol established by the company
  • New Asset Setup, processing manual transactions into Accounting System
Qualifications for accounting representative
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or similar software packages
  • Mathematical or Technical aptitude
  • Minimum of 18 months of experience in accounting and/or banking experience
  • Minimum of one year experience in interacting with customer
  • At least two years of work experience in an office setting with experience performing duties related to accounting, customer service, and training
  • Combination of education and experience that enables performance in all aspects of the position
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Accounting Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting representative. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accounting representative
  • Incoming price file audit
  • Reviews daily the variance between the current and previous day’s NAV to ensure the calculation of the NAV is within specific tolerances
  • Keeps current on new market trends, compliance and legal issues relating to the Trust products (including Collective Investment Funds and Unitized Managed Accounts) and mutual fund industry
  • Risk Competence & Knowledge - Understand the key operational risks and the associated controls applicable to the Business Unit and follow all Business Unit operational procedures and other directive controls (eg
  • Assist funders
  • Prepare and post various accounting entries to appropriate general ledger and/or accounts required to perform daily accounting duties
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned timely and accurately
  • Taking invoices from collection agencies and determining status (write off or should stay open)
  • Maintain and support customer accounts by building excellent rapport & confidence, identifying their needs, and taking strategic action to resolve the issue
  • Provide excellent customer service through active listening on every interaction
Qualifications for accounting representative
  • Bachelor's Degree with a GPA greater than 2.8 or Equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with industry-specific applications and web-based banking platforms for major financial institutions
  • Introductory knowledge of bookkeeping principles and practices
  • Introductory knowledge of office methods and procedures
  • Ability to make mathematic calculations with speed and accuracy
  • Ability to perform routine repetitive duties quickly and accurately

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