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Accounting Associate

Job ID: BH484935

Category: Accounting and Finance

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Client Job Title:  Accounting Associate
Job Location: Lowell, Onsite 5 days a week.  No vax or mask mandate
Size: 130 employees total, 6 in the Accounting Department
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm
Duties and responsibilities:   
  • Enter all Accounts Payable ensuring approval of purchase, price, receipt & proper job.
  • Call in/process COD payments to vendors.
  • Follow up with vendors to receive invoices for COD purchases and tie out with payment made.
  • Process Employee expense reports weekly.
  • Prepare Accounts Receivable schedule projecting cash receipts weekly.
  • Receive customer payments, and apply to proper invoice.
  • Follow up with customers with late or delayed payments. Escalate as needed to Controller.
  • Maintain proper vendor information, updated certificates of insurance & W9’s.
  • Creating, and posting journal entries.
  • Assist in finalizing information to prepare for month end (Accounts Payable approval, Missing job numbers, Missing invoice copies)
  • Assist with month end, and year end reviews and closings.
  • Maintain fixed asset, depreciation, and amortization schedules.
  • Maintain Fleet files and tracking.
  • Other duties as needed.
  • QuickBooks experience a plus but not required; computerized accounting experience is necessary.
  • Intermediate to advanced level of Microsoft Office with focus on Microsoft Excel. Formula creating experience necessary.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience in working directly with customers. Customers are both internal and external.
  • Attention to detail is especially important.
  • Analytical mindset, this job is not just pushing papers.
  • Proven experience in ability to learn new skills and advance within position, we are looking for someone who can grow with this position.

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: Direct

Location: Lowell, Massachusetts