Accounting Assistant (Jr. Accountant)

Daniel J Edelman Holdings
Mexico City
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About the job

The responsibilities of the Accounting Assistant includes budgeting, reporting, and bookkeeping. The applicant also helps manage accounts, prepares financial records, and gives administrative support to the organization's accounts department.

This entry-level position requires at least an associate degree in accounting, finance or similar.

Main resposabilities:

-Basic data entry tasks for accounting assistants include logging transactions, recording and reviewing journal entries, creating invoices, and crafting spreadsheets.

-Handles incoming mail, scans and photocopies documents, and prepares quarterly reports. They also help with year-end audits and bank reconciliations.

-Customer Service: Follow up on customers about invoices and payments. This could be by email or phone.

-Assisting with payroll is one of the most important parts. They verify timesheets, calculate vacation and sick days, prepare checks, and assure compliance with laws and best practices. -Creates and updates financial reports. They work on balance sheets, statements of income, statements of retained earnings, and cash flow statements.


-The assistant needs excellent command over payroll functions. They should understand employee compensation, benefits, deductions, and payroll taxes.

-Math Skills.

-Knowledge of Accounting Softwares

-Accounting Standards.

-Verbal and Written Communication: Accounting assistants must present financial documents and reports in an understandable format. This demands effective oral and written communication skills.

-Multitasking: Managing many duties on a tight deadline is part of an accounting assistant's job.

-Time Management.

-Attention to Details.

-Accounting Assistant Skills and Expertise.

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