Mackey Staffing & Co. is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Accounting Assistant for one of our clients in Norwalk, CT. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who enjoys working with numbers, has strong Microsoft skills, and is looking to kickstart their career in finance. As an Accounting Assistant you will play a vital role in maintaining our financial operations and ensuring the smooth functioning of our office.
This role requires you to be in the office five days a week, offering a great working environment that encourages collaboration and growth. Our client values their employees and offers 100% paid benefits as part of our commitment to their well-being.
Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000 (DOE)
- Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable: Assist in processing invoices, payments, and expenses. Ensure accurate and timely recording of financial transactions.
- Bank Reconciliations: Conduct regular reconciliations to verify the accuracy of financial data and statements.
- Office Supplies Management: Order office supplies as needed to support day-to-day operations. Provide administrative support when required.
- Excel Spreadsheet Maintenance: Create and maintain financial spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel for budget tracking and reporting purposes.
- Invoice Preparation: Prepare and issue invoices to clients and vendors accurately and in a timely manner.
- Budget Tracking: Assist in maintaining financial spreadsheets to track budget expenses and ensure adherence to financial plans.
- Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field preferred, but not required.
- Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Office Suite applications.
- Excellent organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.
- Basic knowledge of accounts receivable and accounts payable processes is a plus.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Strong Microsoft Office Skills: Proficiency in Word and Excel is essential for this role, as well as experience with Quickbooks.
- Database Management: Demonstrated proficiency in database management is highly desirable.
- Multitasking Skills: Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize effectively.
- Tally or Concur Experience: Familiarity with Tally or Concur is a plus.
- Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy in financial transactions and data management.
- Enjoy Working with Numbers: A passion for working with financial data and numbers is a key attribute we seek in our ideal candidate.
- 100% Paid Benefits: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits with full coverage.
- Paid Time Off: Enjoy paid time off for vacations, holidays, and personal days.