Associate, Accounting Job Description

Associate, Accounting Job Description

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Associate, accounting provides accurate and timely technical accounting support (IFRS/local GAAP accounting principles and, in some.

Associate, Accounting Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reconcile all assigned bank accounts to the corresponding general ledger cash accounts on a monthly basis
Responsible for supporting the Senior Accountant in relation to inter-company accounting
Produce excellent, audit-ready General Ledger work products with well-documented support for assigned responsibilities in accordance with a strict close schedule
Process transactions, perform calculations and prepare journal entries
Conduct detailed account analysis and reconciliations with synthesized findings
Prepare and/or provide inputs for schedules, reports and regulatory filings
Respond to stakeholder requests and inquiries as assigned
Create and maintain procedural documentation for assigned functional areas
Conduct administrative tasks in support of maintaining the company’s books and records
Support ad hoc projects and initiatives to meet the goals of excellency in the Corporate Accounting team

Associate, Accounting Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Associate, Accounting

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CMA, ACCA

Education for Associate, Accounting

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Associate, Accounting

Desired skills for associate, accounting include:

U.S. GAAP and IFRS
U.S. GAAP
FASB pronouncements
SEC regulations
Technical accounting literature
Accounting practices and principles and standard office procedures
International accounting standard
SAP
Power BI
International and local accounting principles and practices and financial reporting

Desired experience for associate, accounting includes:

Maintain internal tracking reports for circulation
Perform G/L account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations
Offer additional support for accounts payable, billing and cash application functions
Data and general ledger entry
Posting of cash receipts
Monthly balancing/reconciling of bank account or more frequent as necessary

Associate, Accounting Examples

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Associate, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of associate, accounting. 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 associate, accounting
  • Assist in periodic financial reporting
  • Act as a liaison with internal tax team
  • Day to Day Operational Duties
  • Code, review, and electronically route invoices
  • Prepare cash disbursements and adjust journal entries
  • Review business transactions for proper supporting documentation
  • Process and match invoices to corresponding purchase orders
  • Contribute to the month-end close and account reconciliations
  • Assist with audit schedules and vendor inquiries
  • Maintains detailed record of all transactions, including debt, equity, LP and other investments, capital structure changes resulting from issuance of debt and other classes of economic interests
Qualifications for associate, accounting
  • Reconciles all assigned bank accounts to the corresponding general ledger cash accounts on a monthly basis
  • Assisting in preparation of the firm’s 10-Q, 10-K and Proxy SEC filings
  • Preparation of month-end and year-end closings
  • Ownership of certain subsidiary books and record keeping
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly variance analysis
  • Implementation of new policies and procedures
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Associate, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of associate, accounting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate, accounting
  • Review and consolidate invoices from internal service providers and submit invoices to client
  • Administer payroll for more than 100 employees
  • Manage reporting on compensation related analysis
  • Maintain and record accounting records
  • Prepare rent tax returns
  • Assist in year-end budgeting process for both New York and London offices
  • Responsible for the monthly revenue reconciliation ensure accurate recognition of revenue in compliance with contract terms
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate recognition of revenue in compliance with contract terms, submit proper billing invoices to client along with supporting documentation
  • Prepare and submit monthly billings and reconciliations to client and answer any inquiries associated with submission
  • Responsible for the administration of P-cards, inclusive of securing proper approvals, reviewing applications, reporting and follow-up
Qualifications for associate, accounting
  • Cash management to include, check runs, special handling, voids, re-classes, refunds, voids, res-issue, wire transfers
  • Provide reconciliation packages to accounting service center as required
  • Successful candidates will possess or in the process of receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting – or 1 to 2 years’ experience in Accounting, including a minimum of 2 internships
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel and a focus on internal “customer” satisfaction
  • Excellent general accounting skills required and knowledge of US GAAP
  • Preparation and recording of month-end journal entries and maintaining subsidiary ledger accounts for stock-based compensation
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Associate, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an associate, accounting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for associate, accounting
  • Ensuring department activities are complete, timely, executed and properly documented
  • These activities include, but are not limited to
  • OVendor set-up and maintenance, procurement support, invoice validation, processing and payment, ACH batch creation, travel & expense audit and reimbursement, rush and same-day check requests, spend analysis, month end and other periodic reconciliation, analysis and reporting, and other activities in response to current and future business needs
  • Ensure only approved payments to approved vendors, for valid expenditures are paid via the appropriate method after all internal controls have been completed
  • Handle inquiries from vendors and other third parties in a timely matter and appropriately resolved
  • Process various types of accounts payable transactions including data entry of vendor invoices, expense reports, manual and emergency check requests, wires
  • Initiate financial transactions for several administrative programs
  • Monitor and follow up on transactions with internal and external vendors, DAPER administrators and staff, University accounts payable, travel and reimbursement, procurement, to ensure all transactions are fully completed in a timely manner
  • Resolve problems with vendors, staff and administrators, central University units
  • Serve as the custodian and verifier of department Purchasing Cards (P-Card) and Travel Cards
Qualifications for associate, accounting
  • Strong attention to detail and the initiative to resolve problems
  • Extensive data entry experience preferred
  • Associates degree in Accounting/Finance or related field required ( BS/BA Accounting degrees preferred)
  • 1-3+ years of experience providing accounting and financial or tax services
  • Knowledge of accounting policies, practices and systems, , spreadsheet applications
  • A bachelor’s or associate’s degree
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Associate, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an associate, accounting. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate, accounting
  • Calculate and process weekly/bi-weekly/monthly billing invoices
  • Receive and apply customer payments
  • Research and timely resolution of Customer invoice discrepancies
  • Timely preparation of consolidated accounts receivable aging on a weekly basis
  • Assist with scale-house scheduling conflicts and ticketing issues
  • Regular communication with customers to ensure timely payment of all invoices
  • Assist with periodic bad debt reserve analysis
  • You will perform accounting functions such as compiling, sorting, and verifying documents (bills, invoices and vouchers)
  • You will support in the preparation and posting of recurring, standard, monthly journal entries
  • You will help compiling segments of monthly closings, annual reports
Qualifications for associate, accounting
  • 1 or more years’ experience in a high volume, multi-location, multi-currency accounting department is ideal, but not required
  • Candidate must possess at least a Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • Highest sense of responsibility & personal integrity
  • Perform close related ledger tasks, accruals, provisions, journals postings
  • Maintain ledger categories/chart of accounts as a regular part of daily work
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting or Finance, or related field, or equivalent experience • At least 2 years of relevant experience, supervisory experience in multinational company preferred, certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
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Associate, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of associate, accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate, accounting
  • Ability to work autonomously and under strict or tight deadlines
  • Assist with internal departmental reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules
  • Non-Op JIBs - coding, processing, and tracking monthly
  • Revenue netted Non-Op expenses - processing associated entries
  • Walk-in-Cash - record daily entries for LOE/Capital and prepare monthly claims report
  • Debit pay - reconciliation and entries to clear balances related to Non-Op JIBs
  • Preparing monthly account reconciliations and metrics
  • Review, prepare, and handle responses for inquiries both internal (Accounting management, Treasury, Operations, JV Audit) and external (Operator)
  • Take part and assume responsibility for the preparation/review of sections of the periodic SEC filings
  • Produce financial statements and support for Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (MD&A) in the 10-Q/K
Qualifications for associate, accounting
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to accomplish goals with little to no supervision
  • Possesses a positive work attitude and willingness to learn and grow in the position
  • Must be dependable and able to act with discretion maintaining strict levels of confidentiality
  • Ability to challenge status quo and enforce adherence to documented policies and procedures
  • General knowledge of Internet navigation and research, email, fax transmissions, phone communication, and copy equipment
  • Ability to data-input rapidly and with accuracy, and ability to self-review work

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