Accounting Assistant


Not for Profit and Charities

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Des Moines

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Branch Information

Des Moines, IA - (USA) 1719 Grand Avenue Suite 100 IA Des Moines , IA 50309 Phone : 515-288-6745



Job Description

Are you an experienced Accounting Assistant who has an Associate's degree in Accounting? Are you looking for part-time hours? Are you knowledgeable in Excel and also have excellent communication skills? A Manpower client in the Des Moines metro has an immediate need for a part-time Accounting Assistant.

What's in it for you?

* Temporary-to-hire position.

* Flexible schedule between 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday.

* Opportunity to work for an organization that makes a difference.

* Growth opportunities.

What is the job?

* Prepare and send DHS County Billings at month end.

* Prepare and send DHS State Billings at month end.

* Record cash receipts in Financial Edge accounting software.

* File vendor checks/support after check sent out.

* Mail vendor checks.

* Enter employee payroll reimbursements into spreadsheets with account coding.

* Enter petty cash activity into spreadsheet with account coding.

* Hand out petty cash when needed.

* Balance petty cash on a weekly basis.

* Prepare bank reconciliations.

* Account receivable collection efforts for DHS County & State billings.

* Process bi-weekly payroll as part of rotation with multiple departments.

* Prepare monthly payroll entry to be posted to general ledger.

* Assist in reconciliation of various month end accounts.

* Assist in preparation of month and financial statements.

What should you bring to the job?

* Associate's degree in Accounting

* 2+ years of Accounting experience

* Ability to work 12-15 hours/week

* Knowledgeable in Excel

* Good communication skills

* Detail-oriented