Accounting Assistant Accounts Payable

Mankato, Minnesota
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 17.00 - US$ 20.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Marshall, Jennifer, Spherion
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Job Description

The Accounting Assistant will be assigned responsibilities in the areas of accounts payable, company credit card program administration daily banking transactions, and account reconciliations.

-Perform all functions of the accounts payable process, including reviewing invoices for coding and proper approval, processing invoices and check requests, initiating vendor payments according to established policies, and reconciling vendor statements.
-Communicate with Supply Chain Management and plant personnel regarding discrepancies between invoices, receive-ins and purchase orders. Obtain proper approvals prior to payment.
-Mange the administration of the travel and entertainment card program and back-up the administration of the purchase card program.
-Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts and update supporting work papers for areas of responsibility.
-Assist with month-end processes to ensure accurate month-end closing.
-Respond to inquiries and information requests related to your areas of responsibility.
-Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports, reconciliations and analyses as assigned.
-Ensure documentation of policies and procedures in your areas of responsibility are updated and kept current.
- Ensure timely completion of assigned duties listed above, ensuring that procedures and best practices are followed.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Ability to work in fast paced environment
Communication skills
MS Office Suite


1-4 years

Associates Degree in Accounting

Experience Level:
2 + years

Apply on-line or call 507-432-2430.

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