Accounting Specialist, $20-22/hr.

A great Port Townsend company is looking to bring on a temp Accounting Specialist. The hours are Monday through Friday and the pay is between $20-22 per hour.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Coordinates and fulfills the responsibilities of cash reconciliations, accounts payable support, GL reporting, basic reconciliations, and report running, as well as other miscellaneous accounting functions.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs cash and other balance sheet reconciliations
• Tracks reconciliations using the master reconciliation; matches entries with log
• Shares in preparation and execution of cash transactions
• Supports and backs up the accounts payable function including coordination with other departments that are involved in the A/P process
• Codes, inputs, and matches invoices
• Makes documentation outlining processes and procedure
• Reconciles Accounts Payable between vendor statements and Lawson including re-coding invoices to current accounts or accounting units
• Assists with running management reports, including reports related to audits and cost reports
• Filing including offsite record retention
• Seeks out and takes advantage of opportunities to collaborate in order to streamline, consolidate, restructure, and preserve resources
• Completes mandatory and departmental safety reviews as required
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:
• Other duties as assigned, including special projects
JOB SCOPE:
• Supports and backs up the accounts payable function including coordination with departments that are involved in the AP process
• Provides basic work direction and support to others, usually consisting of skilled and semi-skilled employees
• Anticipates and solves problems for self, and other lower level/same level employees within and outside own department
• Examines moderately complex information and/or situations and prepares summary, including recommendations for review by others
• Most decisions are made within company policy constraints, and some latitude exists.
• Decisions may impact others or the organizations

SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS:
• Ability to demonstrate values-based behavior
• Requires interpersonal skills, training, teamwork, problem analysis, customer service, independent judgment or action
• Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks
• Ability to remain professional and exhibit spirit of helpfulness
• Ability to apply safety measures appropriate to customer’s age and development
• Ability to work effectively and communicate appropriately for individual’s age and development
• Uses reference material when appropriate to better meet the requirements of individuals of different needs and development
• Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English; additional languages preferred
• Ability to follow HIPAA policies to maintain the privacy and security of patient information
• Ability to read, interpret and follow documents such as policies and procedures
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations and safety rules
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
• Ability to accurately perform mathematical calculations necessary to position
• Computer knowledge, including: accounting software, word processing, e-mail and other work-related computer systems
• Ability to understand requirements related to compliance and regulation
• Demonstrates effective hand hygiene practices and follows all Infection Control and Prevention policies. Participates in infection control rounding or other activities as requested.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
• GED or high school diploma required
• 3 years related experience and/or training required
• Associate degree or equivalent, preferred,
• Kronos and Lawson experience preferred

If this sounds like the job for you, apply today and interview tomorrow!

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