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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Accounting Assistant
  • Contact Email: wmiller@nelsonandassociates.com
  • Duration: 4-6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 22 September 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2160135_1629761004

Job Number: 2160135

Job Title: Accounting Specialist
Location: Petaluma
Compensation: $28-30/h


Job Summary:

Family-owned event and equipment rental company based in Petaluma is looking for an Accounting Assistant to join their department. Known for their team culture, the ideal candidate will be able to work with others as well as independently to prioritize projects and meet deadlines. Day to day duties include accounts receivable, accounts payable, account management, monthly bank reconciliation and administration duties as assigned. This is a full-time, leave of absence position for 4-6months.

Job Title Responsibilities:

  • Post customer payments by recording cash, checks and credit card charges
  • Daily checks deposit and weekly cash deposit
  • Match all authorized purchase orders or packing slips with invoices
  • Reconcile vendor statement and resolve discrepancies
  • Process vendor invoices and post to correct GL accountant
  • Review and process employee expense reimbursement
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation
  • Copying, scanning and filing within the accounting department


Job Title Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Proficient in QuickBooks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Direct customer service experience with Accounts Receivable clients
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, with team approach
  • Able to handle confidential information


About Nelson:

If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for. Nelson is an EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.