Job Openings

Financial Assistant/Associate

Job ID: BH438721

Category: Accounting and Finance

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Works with multiple sources of funding which may include donor or research restricted funds. Performs or coordinates several areas of financial accounting, recordkeeping, processing or administration. May conduct one or more of the following duties. Prepare budget for department, unit or school working with core or sponsored research funds usually utilizing information and assumptions provided by others. Review or reconcile accounts, transactions, or balances. Provide research and basic data analysis for use in financial planning and decision making. Prepare complex financial reports that may require selection, preparation, and interpretation of data using a complex data query tool and spreadsheet application. Generate entries to accounting and record keeping systems, and establish procedures for tracking and reporting. Process or assist with payments of vendor invoices, and individual reimbursements. Research accounting discrepancies. Associates degree in accounting or 3 to 5 years of experience required. Good written and oral communication skills. Intermediate to advanced proficiency with spreadsheet software required.

The Financial Associate will perform accounting tasks and control functions that support
the operations and records of External Education, with a focus on an assigned client portfolio. This position will support decision making by timely processing, implementing efficiencies and providing recommendations as needed. It is an integral support role in a rapidly growing, fast-paced organization, requiring an individual who is adept at prioritizing and multi-tasking in a changing environment.

Processes invoices in a timely manner, utilizing company's financial tools including processing new vendor setups
Assist with fiscal month-end processes
Supports an internal and external client portfolio by serving as a main point of contact, providing a high level of customer service
Manages various operational accounting processes
Assists with ad hoc financial reporting or project requests

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Remote Based