Accounts Payable, Accounting Assistant in Hilton Head Island, SC at Hargray

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Description of Position:

Applies principles of accounting to prepare journal entries, accrual entries, adjusting entries, reclasses, balance sheet reconciliations, vendor statement reconciliation and collections calls. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Images, indexes and routes invoices for approval and payment.
  • Maintains cost trackers to organize data in high volume expense line items.
  • Assists expense team with month end accruals for many items like purchasing card, bank card, and Accounts Payable cutoff accruals.
  • Reconciles vendor statements and answers collections call.
  • Maintains current knowledge of sound accounting procedures and utilizes Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Requires discretion regarding sensitive company information. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managers, directors and senior management.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties with little direction and great detail for accuracy within tight deadlines.
  • Must have the ability to work independently as well as with others, have strong problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Available to work overtime as needed.

Additional Qualifications Desired:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • 3 or more years of experience preferred.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work with different types of people.