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Accounting Associate
Ref No.: 18-11060
Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire
A Major Financial Firm located in Portsmouth, NH has an immediate contract to permanent opportunity for a Accounting Associate.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Senior Associate will report to AVP-Accounting Manager and perform a variety of daily tasks as well as monthly and quarterly close responsibilities. Person must be self-motivated, have a strong attention to detail with a demonstrated ability to streamline processes and improve efficiency.

To be successful in this role, some of the essential job functions include:
• Daily Review of payment batches
• Reconciliation of daily cash disbursements
• Assist with daily cash postings
• Responsible for all KPI tracking for Financial Operations
• Reconciliation of vendor payments
• Assist with internal and external audits
• Assist GL team with monthly reconciliations
• Special projects as needed

Required Skills:
• 1+ year experience with AP/AR
• Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Office products
• Bachelors in Accounting/Business preferred
• Special projects as needed
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley a plus
• Knowledge of lease accounting and systems a plus