Accounting Specialist

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 35,000 - US$ 40,000 per year
Ref. Number
Trussell,Jenni, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion has a career opportunity for a dynamic accounting specialist. An accounting specialist provides support for the accounting team by performing various finance related activities required by our customers, management and generally accepted accounting principles. This position offers competitive pay and a variety of benefits.

Reviewing and distributing customer invoices
Prepare and Apply Deposits
Process and Apply Credit Card Payments
Prepare outgoing mail and distribute incoming mail
Route E-Mail from the Accounting In-Box
Respond to customer requests for Vendor Information, Credit References, PODs, Receipts, etc.
Process Service Commission Invoices (Receiving & Selling)
Maintain Certificates of Liability Insurance (from vendors and to customers)
Process Credit Applications for potential new customers
Maintain Tax Exemption Certificates from Customers
Address customer complaints with concern and process non-conformances
Assist with cross training initiatives (A/R and Electronic Invoicing) and assigned special projects
Active engagement with continuous improvement education, training and professional/personal development
Other duties as required or requested

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

High School Diploma required
2 years accounting experience
Proficient with Exceland/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, work in dynamic team environment and use a variety of systems and processes to manage complex and changing requirements
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in conjunction with strong problem solving abilities
Proficient with basic office software including MS-Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.)

High School

1-4 years

High School Diploma required
2 years accounting experience
Proficient with Excel
Experience with SAP and Ariba (or other supplier platform) is desirable

Apply with Spherion today and contact Jenni Trussell 225-925-5686 or

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff 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, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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