Accounting Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs a variety of tasks to support the accounting department. Supports the company’s management, purpose, mission, and values.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assists with payroll processing.
  • Invoices customer accounts.
  • Works with customers on payment and financing issues.
  • Scans and organizes financial documents.
  • Assists with accounts payables.
  • Processes mail.
  • Provides tactical support for the accounting department.
  • Provides customers with a remarkable experience.
  • Regular, reliable on-site attendance.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, payroll, taxes, and related principles and practices.
  • Skill in operating personal computers and programs including Microsoft Excel and Quickbooks Desktop.
  • Skill in logic and math.
  • Ability to understand, speak, read, and write in English.
  • Possess talent and personal traits:
    • Analysis
    • Attention to Detail
    • Following Policy
    • Integrity
    • Organized Workplace
    • Persistence

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.;
  • 1+ years of experience as an accounting generalist or similar role; or
  • A combination of education and experience that illustrates a proven track record in this field.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS                    0-24%     25-49%     50-74%    75-100%

Detect/recognize information in written materials and on computer screen

X

Communicate accurately on the telephone and in person with others

X

Move about/Traverse

X

Accurately operate a computer and calculator

X

Ascend/Descend/Move self to lower position to inspect items under, on, or close to floor level

X

Ability to drive a vehicle

X

Ability to enter and work in a crawlspace

X

Ability to travel overnight, up to 5 days a week

X

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS FOR LIFTING, CARRYING, PUSHING, PULLING

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects. Job involves maintaining a stationary position most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if moving about is required only occasionally.

NOTICE

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position. Such statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. All employees are requested to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Baird offers a comprehensive health & welfare benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Program and paid time off.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Experience: Entry Level
  • Reports to: Accounting Manager

CONTACT US 

  • Name: Michelle Strawser
  • Phone: 210-876-4230 | Email Us

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