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Job Number: 2162135

Job Title: Accounting Assistant
Location: Santa Rosa

Job Summary:
Our client is a local manufacturer looking for an Accounting Assistant to support their accounting department. In this position you will spend half the day supporting the Accounting Manager and the other half supporting the Purchase Order Administrator in the Accounting Department. Since you will be wearing multiple hats while handling a variety of information and documentation it is imperative that you can remain organized when there are shifting priorities. You will also have outstanding written and verbal communication skills that will allow you to take initiative to meet deadlines, independently or in collaboration with your colleagues.


  • Full cycle invoicing and revenue balancing.
  • Apply customer payments daily, ensuring payment is apply accurately to all accounts.
  • Light collections
  • AP- May work on some light APs as needed
  • Create customer purchase orders
  • Vendor and client communications
  • Administrative duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • AA Degree in accounting, business, and/or other related field preferred.
  • Experience supporting customers and internal staff; preferred
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices (AP & AR); preferred
  • QuickBooks or other similar accounting software
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Customer service experience a plus

Compensation: $22-24/h

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