Accounting Assistant
Mankato, MN  / Minnesota City, MN 
Posted 13 days ago
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Job Description
Accounting Assistant

Department: Accounting and Finance
Reports to: Corporate Controller

Part-time position: 8-16 hours per week;  $15/-$20 per hour


This part-time position is responsible for daily accounting tasks.


Accounts Payable:
  • Review AP invoices for accuracy and charges are appropriate.
  • Code vendor invoices to general ledger accounts and enter into accounting system with appropriate payment date.
  • Gain management approval to pay invoices.
  • Review employee expense reports for adherence to expense and travel policy.
Accounts Receivable:
  • Run project reports for month end invoicing.
  • Verify project reports/hours with professional services team.
  • Perform financial analysis on accounting data as requested by management, may include revenue, costs, profit or a combination of these.
  • Assist with year-end review of accounting records by external tax accountant.
  • Assist with updating cash forecast as requested.
  • Make month-end accounting entries as directed, may involve revenue, depreciation, fixed assets, prepaid expenses, etc.
  • Maintain appropriate schedules to support entries and general ledger balances.
  • Review month-end financial statements for accuracy.
Required Skills:
  • Education:  Working towards an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting field, or 2+ years’ experience in corporate Accounting setting.
  • Analytical & technical background in Excel
  • Experience with Quickbooks preferred
  • Must be highly organized and work well under pressure.
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as under supervision.
  • Must be willing to accept responsibility and to show good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness.


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Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Temp-to-Hire, Part Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
8 AM - 5 PM
Salary and Benefits
$15-$20/hour DOE
Required Education
Some College
Required Experience
2 to 10 years
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