Accounting Assistant

Creative Financial Staffing
Silver Spring, MD
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Full Time
About the Company and Opportunity: Our new client is a leader in the construction industry and has been around for 85 years Due 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 team This is a temporary opportunity that will go permanent for the right candidate Free parking on site and is metro accessible They are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and has a strong full cycle payroll and AP background The company boasts great tenure and offers great growth opportunities and benefits including bi-annual raises and reviews Current 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 interview Position is 100% in office and will not be remote Reports directly to the Accounting Manager Hours are 8am-5pm Monday-Friday with a one hour lunch break Pay Rate: $22-23 per hour Duties Include: Weekly manual timesheet entry, processing payroll, direct deposits, and issuing payroll checks Entry of certified payroll into database Ensuring wages are paid accurately Handling time discrepancies and PTO requests Accurate and timely processing of AP Maintaining and reconciling vendor accounts Weekly check runs Ad hoc projects Filling in as back up for the receptionist Preferred Qualifications for the Accounting Assistant: 3+ years' experience with AP and payroll 2+ years' Certified Payroll highly preferred Construction or similar job costing experience highly preferred Proficiency with Microsoft Office required Associates degree in Accounting or business preferred Experience using SAGE 300 CRE software preferred Experience in the construction industry preferred