ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST (Contract Role/Remote) - Immediate Opportunity!

Full-Time

Mid Level

Not defined

01 May → 31 May

Decisely Decisely

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Decisely is an integrated technology solution to manage all your HR needs from recruitment to retirement, and everything in between.
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Job Description

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST (Contract Role/Remote) - Immediate Opportunity

SUMMARY:


The Decisely Accounting Specialist (“AS”) is an organized and detail-oriented. The AS will maintain accurate records of both accounts payable, accounts receivable, account reconciliation and general ledger accounting ensuring that our invoices are paid on time and that our clients also pay our invoices to them on time. The AS will analyze information, maintain complete and accurate records, assist with routine accounting duties, and provide prompt, courteous responses to inquiries or complaints from clients, vendors, and other constituents. The successful AS will be a skilled researcher and possess strong communication and computer skills.

To succeed as Decisely’s Accounting Specialist, you should be committed to providing efficient, reliable support to accounting department members, other departments, and external parties. You should be trustworthy, thorough, and courteous with excellent time management skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Using documents to verify, record, and process transactions.
  • Maintaining accurate and complete records, including ledgers, journals, invoices, receipts, and information related to supplies and inventory.
  • Assisting the accounting department in daily, monthly, and annual activities, including generating financial reports, developing budgets, preparing taxes, and assisting with audits and resolving discrepancies.
  • Speaking with vendors and suppliers to ensure charges are accurate and that payments are received in a timely manner.
  • Communicating with clients to discuss account statuses, charges, or discrepancies.
  • Participating in ongoing education opportunities to learn about industry trends and developments, current financial legislation, and company policies and procedures.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Productivity/quality standards: accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness
  • Productivity/quality standards
  • Teamwork within the department and across departments
  • Project/assignment standards
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Employee development to meet GSF’s projected near- and mid-term objectives

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, related field and/or experience in lieu of.
  • Understanding of accounting principles and current financial legislation.
  • Experience with Intaact is strong preferred.
  • Experience with QuickBooks and/or other large accounting / bookkeeping software.
  • Experience with RAMP as an Accounts Payable function is a plus!
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 Suite products.
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable experience is required.
  • Exceptional time management, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong math and research skills.
  • Organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently analyze data and think on your own.
  • Knowledgeable in the Employee Benefits and/or Insurance industry is a plus.
  • Skilled collaborator and team player.
  • Excels in a high-paced work environment
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Self-starter who works well independently.
  • Adaptable and calm under pressure.
  • Expert problem solver.
  • Proficient with Excel and all other Office 365 Suite programs (VLookups, formulas, Pivot Tables, Sumifs, macros)

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to travel independently to clients; some air travel may be required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT and ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. There is no or very limited exposure to physical risk.

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