Accounting Support Job Description

Accounting Support Job Description

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Accounting support provides assistance to faculty, and staff in clarification of federal, state, and local procurement / travel regulations.

Accounting Support Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Month end close financial reporting
Customer forecasting and profit analysis
International transaction review
Implement processes and refine accounting procedures
Manage and mentor staff development
Provide accounting support as the point of contact to customers, vendors, and other related departments
Respond with detailed information to inquiries and questions
Uses appropriate systems and tools to input data, general reports, conduct specialized research projects, prepare reconciliations for review, and respond to inquiries
Understands and ensures proper control, recording and classification of financial transactions
Assist with special projects or support tasks, as assigned

Accounting Support Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Support

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, V3, CPA, PC, CMA, CECRL, B2, LOMA

Education for Accounting Support

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounting support job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Collage Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Technical, Business, Communication, Management, Graduate, Guidance, Spanish

Skills for Accounting Support

Desired skills for accounting support include:

Current federal
Local regulations relevant to specific functional discipline
State
MS Office applications
Accounting systems
Deltek
Similar
Solomon
Company’s main client and its operations
Computers

Desired experience for accounting support includes:

Ability to investigate issues with autonomy and with confidence
Advanced Microsoft Office 2013 with emphasis on Excel 2013
Knowledge of ChangePoint 2012
Knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains
Prior software training and/or support experience
1 year minimum financial services experience

Accounting Support Examples

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Accounting Support Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting support. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting support
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state tax requirements
  • Bill customers and receive payments with Epace and QuickBooks software
  • Track and approve invoices for payment
  • Create and maintain requisitions, purchase orders and standing purchase orders in CU Marketplace
  • Reconcile departmental credit card reports through Concur Expense System
  • Complete monthly financial statements for the department
  • Prioritize all job elements to keep billing accurate and up to date while resolving billing issues and keeping up to date on administrative and accounts payable duties
  • Prioritize time and make billing decisions to ensure month end billing can be completed in a timely manner
  • Perform invoice resolution by working with the vendor to insure invoices are paid in a timely manner
  • Familiar with bookkeeping principles
Qualifications for accounting support
  • Working knowledge of technical tools such as Excel functions, SQL, Unix commands, strongly preferred
  • Experience with PAM for Securities accounting system a plus
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Computer Science
  • Work closely with technology whilst supporting other team members in transition, finance and business support in both Japan other countries in Asia to ensure full understanding of the full scope of occurring financial activity, whilst allowing smooth transaction processing
  • Must have analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Must be able to understand technical products and communicate that to end users
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Accounting Support Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting support. 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 support
  • Verifies key aspects of input for a request
  • Assist with telephone receptionist duties
  • Should be proficient in Chinese Language
  • A/P set-up
  • Ensure sufficient cash in bank accounts in payments
  • Ensure cash book entries are correctly coded
  • Responsible for closing of cash book and prepare journal entries for monthly closing
  • Responsible for sending copies of bank statement to HQ treasury department
  • Develop a solid understanding of roles and responsibilities within the department, the department’s functions vis-à-vis the company’s work and its mission, culture, values, and practices
  • Creating master data information (Bill of Materials, Routings, ) in SAP R/3 for new projects
Qualifications for accounting support
  • Ability to weigh different views and make quick decisions
  • Experience with accounting software and systems required
  • College level course work in finance, accounting, related business or equivalent experience
  • Entry level does not require experience beyond the degree
  • Take in exams and surveys and process on Sekonic scanners
  • Prepare accurate reports with both Datalink Connect software and Excel
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Accounting Support Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting support. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting support
  • Provide SBUs/ functions with SAP R2 Problem solving
  • Proactively manage relationship between SBU and SAP IT team (Service Delivery, Security, Infrastructure)
  • Manage month-end close processes, summarize financial status
  • Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Coordinate outside audits
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting records
  • Process bankruptcies
  • Demonstrates technical competence in planning and managing work products
  • Cash applications/posting
  • PO tracking
Qualifications for accounting support
  • Courteously and professionally answer queries in person, on the phone and by email
  • Ensure accuracy of all results from all scanners and troubleshoot problems
  • Upload grades to appropriate CU grade book
  • Provide professors with appropriate forms and answer questions on how to complete the form to ensure accuracy
  • Analyze and accurately inform customers of the expected time to process the exams & reports
  • One year of full-time equivalent general clerical and customer service experience
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Accounting Support Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting support. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting support
  • Serves as the initial contact for customers
  • Issues purchase orders in accordance with functional policy
  • Analyzes and monitors department and program budgets
  • Degree in Manufacturing-related fields (Accounting, Finance)
  • Demonstrated expertise in meeting business needs with technology solutions
  • ERP knowledge highly advantageous
  • Minimum of three years related experience (preferred but not essential)
  • Customer service experience will be valued
  • Lead finance’s involvement in both the development and implementation of new rate cases Responsible for defining A/R risk strategy and policy to mitigate performance and financial risks, including coordinating directly with regulatory and pricing during the development of rate filings to provide the accounting considerations and present the accounting implications for various alternatives prior to the filing of the proposals
  • Oversee the development of the accounting memoranda required for both major rate cases other regulatory actions with significant accounting impacts
Qualifications for accounting support
  • 2-4 years’ experience in accounting related field
  • Strong analytical, communication, organization, and problem-solving skills required
  • Strong MS Office skills preferred
  • Familiarity with Telecommunications terminology is desirable
  • Should be proficient in Computer Application- specially in Basic excel knowledge
  • Prior experience with accounting software strongly preferred
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Accounting Support Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an accounting support. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting support
  • Lead the effort to bring certain tasks currently performed by external consultants to the newly created rate case group where possible
  • Oversee several critical internal controls over financial reporting regarding the accounting for regulatory assets and liabilities
  • Responsible for ensuring the regulatory accounting policies and procedures are maintained and that comprehensive accounting procedures for the numerous new regulatory filings are developed and disseminated timely in accordance the company’s policy
  • Accountable for the correct application of ASC 980 and will be responsible for coordinating with groups outside of finance operations, including jurisdictional finance and regulatory and pricing, to ensure that all significant regulatory accounting implications are appropriately vetted and communicated
  • Understand various complex business transactions and the corresponding accounting implications by reviewing current processes and future goals, communicating with internal stakeholders, and consulting the relevant accounting guidance and departments
  • Lead cross functional accounting meetings to ensure completeness and understanding of job responsibilities and tasks
  • Work within project scopes and objectives, to ensure technical feasibility, involving all relevant accounting stakeholders
  • Evaluate, recommend, and assist in implementation of proper accounting treatment, processes, and accounting testing, execution of various initiatives, including process and systems related items
  • Create and document processes and recommend improvement for efficiency and effectiveness, maintaining controls, within the constraints of the related systems
  • Strong leadership skills and cross-functional relationship-building abilities at all levels to be able to work closely with, guide, teach, and influence non-direct senior reports
Qualifications for accounting support
  • Experiences in master data recording and maintenance working with product drawings is an advantage
  • Enter payable invoices into system
  • Verify that appropriate documentation is received for annual 1099/ 1096 filings
  • Match invoice and payments
  • Follow up accounts receivable calls
  • Assist with monthly closings/ reconciliation's

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