Accounting Assistant

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Jul 20, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2021
Ref
2129093467
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
About the Company and Opportunity:Our new client is a leader in the construction industry and has been around for 85 yearsDue to growth, they are looking to hire a self motivated accounting assistant to work in their office in Silver Spring and join their small accounting teamThis is a temporary opportunity that will go permanent for the right candidateFree parking on site and is metro accessibleThey are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and has a strong full cycle payroll and AP backgroundThe company boasts great tenure and offers great growth opportunities and benefits including bi-annual raises and reviewsCurrent employees have great things to say such as:'Better learning experience, supporting, wide range of activities, dedicated staff'Overview of the Accounting Assistant role:This position will begin immediately after a virtual interviewPosition is 100% in office and will not be remoteReports directly to the Accounting ManagerHours are 8am-5pm Monday-Friday with a one hour lunch breakPay Rate: $22-23 per hourDuties Include:Weekly manual timesheet entry, processing payroll, direct deposits, and issuing payroll checksEntry of certified payroll into databaseEnsuring wages are paid accuratelyHandling time discrepancies and PTO requestsAccurate and timely processing of APMaintaining and reconciling vendor accountsWeekly check runsAd hoc projectsFilling in as back up for the receptionistPreferred Qualifications for the Accounting Assistant:3+ years' experience with AP and payroll2+ years' Certified Payroll highly preferredConstruction or similar job costing experience highly preferredProficiency with Microsoft Office requiredAssociates degree in Accounting or business preferredExperience using SAGE 300 CRE software preferredExperience in the construction industry preferred