Accounting Assistant in Burlington

Burlington, Vermont
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 18.00 - US$ 22.00 per hour
Reference Number
Venable, Jana, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing, a national recruiting and staffing agency with a locally owned office in South Burlington, VT is seeking an Accounting Assistant for our client in Burlington, Vermont. This is a full time, temporary opportunity with temporary-to-hire potential for the right candidate! Candidate must have general accounting experience and knowledge of general accounting practices and procedures. Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook are required. Experience with grants is helpful.

Please apply online at: Reference ID # S_5247

The Accounting Assistant performs a variety of general accounting functions, including but not limited to, cash receipts, posting and coding, reconciliation, reporting, analysis, accounts payables, and month-end reporting.

Essential Functions:

Handle daily cash receipts, coding, posting and basic reconciliations.
Perform timely and accurate processing of weekly accounts payable.
Assist with month-end close; compile data and prepare reports for journal entries.
Verify accuracy of documents to ensure adherence to Accounting policies and procedures.
Investigate discrepancies in documents and recommend resolutions.
Assist with annual 1099 filing, ordering supplies and small projects.
Provide timely and accurate reporting as needed.
Assist with administrative functions as needed.

Working hours: Standard Monday through Friday


Associate's Degree in Accounting preferred.
3-5 years of Accounting experience or equivalent education and experience.
Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures; AP experience preferred.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Strong analytical skills; ability to evaluate and reconcile data.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook.
Knowledgeable of Accounting software systems.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Strong accuracy and attention to detail.
Experience with grants helpful.

Spherion is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.



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