Randstad Accounting Assistant - CONFIDENTIAL in Waltham, Massachusetts

Accounting Assistant - CONFIDENTIAL

job details:

  • location:Waltham, MA

  • salary:$18 - $20 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, April 16, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:428382

  • questions:781-229-2288.

job description

We are looking to hire an accounting Assistant for a role in Waltham -

  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department

  • Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records

  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner

  • Daily enter data of financial transactions in ERP

  • Research, track and correct accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies, working with other departments as necessary

  • Timely payment of vendor invoices and expense reports

  • Run credit checks

  • Contact customers with delinquent accounts

  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws

  • E-File all documents and electronically attach to appropriate system locations per document management system


  • 2+ years of A/P and A/R experience

  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles

  • Timeliness, completeness and accuracy of accounting transactions

  • Maintain desired level of past due accounts

  • Timely payment of vendor invoices

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to meet objectives and deadlines

  • Proficient in Microsoft office with thorough knowledge of Excel

  • A collaborative approach

  • Practical hands on approach, promoting a "can do attitude"

  • A continuous improvement mind-set