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Accounting Associates support senior level accountants and auditors with administrative, bookkeeping, clerical, accounts payable and accounts receivable-related duties. Some of these duties, as reflected on example resumes of Accounting Associates, include reviewing accounting entries and general ledger account numbers for various departmental reports, and downloading and reviewing the daily lockbox report. Accounting Associates should be able to list at least a bachelor's degree in accounting or a similar field on their resumes, though employers may accept candidates who possess a high school diploma or associate's degree if they have two or more years of accounting experience.

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Accounting Associate

Led the Federation in its transition to AnyBill, an electronic system for invoice approval and disbursement while maintaining robust safeguards and internal controls for accuracy.

  • Recorded and reconciled securities gifts. Corrected variances between two securities recording accounting
  • Generated and provided tax valuation letters to donors of securities to the $25 Million annual campaign.
  • Conveyed the benefits of appreciated securities as a charitable giving vehicle to fundraisers and donors
  • Utilized existing systems to make the process of valuing, recording and acknowledging securities gifts more
  • Allocated and recorded the costs of purchasing, renovation, and management of commercial office space to proper cost centers. This required knowledge of GAAP, the completed contract method and activity based
Candidate Info
92
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Spanish And History
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Finance
2

Accounting Associate

Responsible for full cycle accounts payable duties and processing/vouchering up to 500 invoices on a weekly basis.

  • Processed multi-state/international invoices, including payment through ACH, wires, and EFT
  • Supported month-end closing duties assigned by supervisor along with journal entries for various accounts.
  • Analyzed vendor correspondence reports and reconciled against discrepancies.
  • Maintained and reconciled balance sheet accounts- including vouchering including prepaid expenses, deposits and other asset accounts.
  • Collaborated with other departments to ensure that all expenses were accounted for.
  • Conducted accounts payable processes training for new hires on daily and weekly basis.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Management Science
3

Accounting Associate and Legal Assistant

  • Implemented an Accounts Payable process that categorized and streamlining workflow.
  • Developed and implemented a consistent monthly payment schedule with improved internal
  • Created an efficient method of inputting Accounts Receivable data into QuickBooks with 100% accuracy. This technique has been utilized by the company, which increased
  • Prepared end of month invoices for over 100 clients by retrieving data from AbacusLaw.
  • Constructed a system of scanning and filing incoming and outgoing documents quickly and accurately, resulting in a 98% increase of productivity.
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
47
years
at this job
BA
Chemistry
Accounting
4

Accounting Associate

Managed all accounts payable and accounts receivable functions on a daily basis.

  • Resolved accounting-related issues with clients, vendors, and underwriters.
  • Prepared invoice aging reports using Excel's PivotTable and VLOOKUP
  • Audited 5+ years of receivables on key client accounts, generating significant
  • Created, reviewed, and distributed account analysis statements on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled 15+ bank accounts including escrow, health insurance, and county
  • Implemented processes for improved efficiency in the areas of collections, client
  • Assisted in various marketing efforts including trade shows, networking events, and e-mail marketing.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Accounting
5

Accounting Associate

Created specialized revenue reports by pulling data from QuickBooks to compare the budget versus actual
revenue for a specific time frame. Provided analysis and recommendations to managers based on the report.

  • Streamlined the Accounts Payable process by working with the Accounting Manager and COO to create a
  • Performed month end close procedures and prepared journal entries in a timely manner to close books.
  • Prepared multiple bank reconciliations.
  • Reconciled American Express credit card account with monthly charges over $30,000.
  • Extensively used QuickBooks to process all bills, extract aging reports, and issue checks.
  • Partnered with HR Manager to prepare bi-weekly payroll using ADP and EZ Labor Manager.
  • Ensured the appropriate organization of records and files.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
6

Accounting Associate

Maintain, analyze, and reconcile all accounts and related entries on a monthly basis. Coordinate and assist with month end closing process, including timely and accurate preparation of journal entries. Managed and oversaw the reconciliation of general ledger accounts in a timely and accurate manner. Documented all accounting processes and procedures to ensure that they complied with company guidelines.

  • Reduced front end register shortages by enforcing register audit alert program for the customer service managers.
  • Consistently produced results beyond expectations of supervisors.
  • Coded checks, monthly journal entries, bank reconciliations and financial statements.
  • Maintained general ledger and supervised monthly closings.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BA
Business Management
7

Accounting Associate

Performed financial duties for various clients. Continuously identify opportunities for improvement that increase productivity and efficiency.

  • Prepared client financial statements for internal and external purposes using QuickBooks
  • Prepared personal and business tax returns for clients using ProSeries
  • Implemented a concise and standardized approach for correspondence to clients
  • Developed procedures for all aspects of client documentation including retention, disposal, security and privacy
  • Performed payroll tasks for various clients
  • Maintained and supported client relationships
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Management
BS
Accounting
MA
Accounting
8

Accounting Associate

Conducted quarterly and annual P&L analysis and reported directly to senior management

  • Complied income report of government contract, special grants, program services and fundraising events
  • Created and updated bank loan amortization spreadsheet in MS Excel
  • Prepared trial balance for annual audit, conducted account analysis as auditors request
  • Implemented new procedures to improve communication and working efficiency between Accounting and
  • Excellent ability to work multi-tasks and meet deadlines, developed strong leadership and communication skills
  • Recognized for high level of efficiency and accuracy, received top rating in annual performance evaluation
Candidate Info
88
years in
workforce
47
years
at this job
BS
Economics
MS
Accounting
9

Accounting Associate

Responsible for and maintained financial records of healthcare organization clients

  • Processed, monitored, and tracked checks for medical equipment
  • Maintained accurately and timely records for all deposits and credit card payments
  • Performed alpha numeric and 10-key data entry in efficient and accurate manner
  • Provided clerical support to department and office operations on daily basis
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Pharmacy Technician Certification
10

Accounting Associate

Fulfilled a six month contract, applying accounting expertise, dedication, and problem solving to extend position into a full year opportunity.

  • Financial Management: Confirmed Accounts Payable, created monthly financial statements, and
  • Administration: Scanned and emailed documents, photocopied files, and created and maintained a filing
  • Office Resources: Distributed mail and internal correspondence, ensuring cohesive and accurate
  • Event Planning: Coordinated activities for company wide events.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Recreation Administration

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