Associate Accounting - Jacksonville, IL

Job Description:


Under general supervision, performs administrative duties for mid-level managers and finance department professionals. Responsible the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs data entry, filing, and maintenance in order to support the department. Deviates from routine policies and procedures when required.
  • Verifies cost accounting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable records in order to ensure accuracy.
  • Uses office automated systems to input data to facilitate accounting tasks, generate basic and moderately complex financial reports, and respond to general inquiries.
  • Balances complex ledgers to ensure accuracy.
  • Collaborates with other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems.
  • Reports problems and other issues and makes recommendations to management to improve procedures.
  • Provides assistance and general guidance to less experienced personnel.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or G. E. D.
  • Four or more years of administrative experience
  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Experience working with bookkeeping
  • Experience working with financial software packages

Other Qualifications

  • Good personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Good communication skills to interface with company employees
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Work Environment

  • Office environment

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