Accounting Associate

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years

Benefits: 

Dawson offers a competitive wage and excellent benefits. Benefit options include: health insurance, prescription plans, dental, vision, flex savings plan, life insurance, vacation, paid holidays, and 401(k) retirement plan. Candidates must be legally eligible for employment in the United States. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications: 

Experience & Education • 2+ years of experience in one or more aspects of financial accounting and office administration • Associate’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent combination of education and experience Knowledge • Advanced knowledge of online QuickBooks required • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel • Intermediate knowledge of principles and procedures of accounting and general financial practices • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word Skills/Abilities • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Ability to creatively and effectively solve problems • Ability to multi-task and prioritize • Active listening • Quick and accurate data entry • Highly organized and extreme attention to detail • Flexible • Ability to learn and process information quickly • Maintain highly confidential information

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday

Description: 

We are looking for an Accounting Associate to perform daily accounting tasks that will support our financial team. The Accounting Associate develops and oversees the performance and timely production of weekly financial processes using Quickbooks. Key responsibilities include handling daily accounting for complex customers, providing administrative services to ensure smooth processing of incoming and outgoing mail, banking, and greeting visitors.

Responsibilities

Accounts Payable

  • Reviews invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Prints and obtains signatures on accounts payable checks
  • Distributes signed checks as required
  • Answers vendor inquiries in a timely manner
  • Maintains accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and corporate accounts payable files

Accounts Receivable

  • Manages accounts receivable by matching invoices, verifying accuracy, and entering customer payments into QuickBooks
  • Researches and solves payment discrepancies
  • Processes credit card payments and credits
  • Makes adjustments to accounts as needed
  • Prepares daily manual deposits and makes electronic bank deposits

General Accounting

  • Makes transfers into banking accounts
  • Assists in monthly closings
  • Prepares analysis of accounts, as required
  • Assists with payroll processing

General Office Administration

  • Opens, stamps, and distributes mail
  • Processes outgoing mail, FEDEX, and other special deliveries
  • Greets visitors
  • Other duties as assigned

Shift: 

1st