Accounting Specialist

Location: Buffalo, New York
Date Posted: 08-22-2017
Accounting Specialist Position Summary:  Performs basic accounting functions.  Records, classifies and summarizes accounting data. Performs accounting duties in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and other accounting function according to established procedures or as directed.
  • Prepare complete and accurate entries to subledgers as required on a daily, monthly and annual basis.  Examples include AP vouchers, PO vouchers, customer invoices, adjusting journal entries, recurring entries.
  • Maintain financial records and master data in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.  Examples include direct projects, indirect projects, organizations, general ledger accounts, vendors and customers.
  • Perform transaction analysis and problem resolution; includes interaction with internal and external customers
  • Perform accurate and timely subperiod, monthly and year end close.  Ensure all finance deadlines are met.
  • Provide support and documentation as required or requested for internal / external customers and internal /external audits.
Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Degree in related discipline
  • 0-3 years in related discipline or;
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above  
Preferred Knowledge / Ability: 
  • Methods of keeping fiscal accounts and records;
  • Accounting procedures and bookkeeping principles
  • Microsoft Office
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