Accounting Assistant

Location: Topeka, KS
Date Posted: 08-30-2017
Company: Easterseals Capper Foundation
Position: Accounting Assistant
Job Classification: Non-Exempt, Part-Time
Work Schedule: Twenty (20) hours per week
Reporting Relationship: Accounting Manager
 
Primary Accountabilities:
The primary function of the Accounting Assistant is to process accounts payable and support a variety of accounting activities. This position will maintain timely and accurate documentation and provide relief coverage of reception desk.  
 
Major Duties:
  • Data entry of accounts payable invoices and transactions. Distributes processed checks and files check documentation.
  • Supports the daily functions of the business office to include ordering office supplies, and copier and fax operations.
  • Provides support for accounting activities, as needed.
  • Verifies documentation of transactions for persons supported checking accounts and purchasing cards.
  • Provides relief coverage at the reception desk, as requested.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field and minimum two (2) years in an accounting role preferred.  Experience may be substituted for the degree.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and Outlook) and computerized general accounting programs preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Valid Kansas Driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to pass background checks per agency procedures. 


Physical Demands:
  • Regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach and use hands.
  • Ability to read computer screens for an extended period.
  • Ability to lift up to thirty (30) pounds.
 
Work Environment:
This position may occasionally have direct contact with individuals who have physical and/or developmental disabilities and who may exhibit unpredictable behavior and uncontrollable outbursts.

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