Accounting Associate Salary
Job Description for Accounting Associate
Accounting associates are responsible for providing assistance to top-level accountants within a company, as well auditors and other finance employees. This position also requires bookkeeping and other accounting duties.Read More...
Accounting associates may have a number of bookkeeping tasks, such as data entry, preparing accounting reports, and reconciling accounts. They typically work during regular business hours and must be able to work well with others, especially clients. In-depth knowledge of accounting, typically gained through education, is also necessary.
A bachelor's degree is generally required for this position, and some employers require a master's degree as well as relevant certifications. This job is done mostly indoors, but may include some travel from business to business to verify data. This work is usually performed independently. Accounting associates must have a great deal of education and commitment for this position, and there is room for advancement within a company.
Accounting Associate Tasks
- Assist accountants and auditors with bookkeeping, clerical duties, and managing accounts.
- Resolve outstanding payments through communication with departments, vendors, and clients.
- Process, record, and pay invoices, bills, and other transactions.
- Record fiscal transactions, balancing and reconciling accounts.
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