Accountant

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Location
Owatonna, Minnesota
Industry
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Salary
US$ 18.00 - US$ 22.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_56982
Contact
Brady, Laura, Spherion
Phone
507-451-3400
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Job Description

Spherion in partnership with a company in Southern MN is seeking an individual with a minimum of 3 years accounting and proven Quick Books experience.
Must have AP, AR, and Payroll experience to include preparing and submitting required taxes. Must be proficient in Excel.

Responsibilities:
Accounts Payable
Calculates, posts business transactions, processes invoices, verifies financial data for use in maintaining accounts payable records, and provides other clerical support necessary to pay the obligations of the organization. Clarifies any questionable invoice items, prices, or receiving signatures; obtains proper information and/or data regarding invoice payments. Assembles invoices to be completed for payment. Verifies all addresses and Federal ID numbers of vendors if available; calculates all extensions and totals on invoices, calculating and taking discounts when applicable; verifies all coding, reviews invoices and requisitions for satisfactory payment approval, checking vendor files for any previous payments; assigns voucher numbers. Maintains copies of vouchers, invoices, or correspondence necessary for files. May prepare vouchers listing invoice number, date, vendor address, and Federal ID number, item description, amounts, and coding per accounting policies and procedures. May type periodic reports and other records. May reconcile bank statements.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skills:
Accounts Receivable
Prepares customer statements, bills and invoices; reconciles expenses to the general ledger; takes care of basic client inquiries; and performs other clerical tasks related to maintaining the accounts receivable records for an organization. Calculates and posts receipts to appropriate general ledger accounts and verifies details of transactions, such as funds received and total account balances. Prepares monthly receivable statements. Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions. Prepares and posts invoices and credit and debit memos. Makes copies of all checks, completes deposit slips, and makes bank deposits. Works with collections personnel to verify status of delinquent accounts. May provide backup support to other groups in the accounting department. May type periodic reports and other records. May perform other general administrative duties as performed.

Education:
Associate

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
Payroll
Compiles payroll data, such as hours worked, sales or piecework, taxes, insurance, union dues to be withheld, and employee identification number from time sheets and other records; and ensures employees are paid accurately and on time. Checks time-worked inputs for calculating, coding, or other errors and makes applicable changes. Understands Federal, State, and local wage and hour policies and employment tax laws; and performs action necessary to determine pay and deductions including Federal and State taxes, insurance, retirement, union dues, savings, and other deductions. Monitors computer reports alerting appropriate personnel to problems or errors. Prepares computer input forms and enters data into computer files. Reconciles errors and maintain payroll records. Compiles payroll data, enters data, computes and posts wages, and reconciles errors to maintain payroll records. Prepares computer input forms, enters data into computer files, or computes wages and deductions, and posts to payroll records. Records changes affecting net wages, such as exemptions, insurance coverage, and loan payments for each employee, to update master payroll records. Records data concerning transfer of employees between departments. May prorate expenses to be debited or credited to each department for cost accounting records. May prepare periodic reports of earnings, taxes, and deductions. May keep records of leave pay and nontaxable wages. May prepare and issue payche

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