Accounting Assistant

AP Professionals
February 12, 2024
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AP Professionals is working with a non-profit organization to secure an Accounting Assistant. The Accounting Assistant would join the finance team and support other members of the programmatic staff and leadership department. This position requires general accounting theory, techniques, and practices, along with computer and communication skills.


  • Assists in the preparation of cash receipt reports, including preparation of daily bank deposits.
  • Accurately balances deposits for entry into general ledger prior to bank deposit.
  • Records cash receipt activity for posting into general ledger.
  • Performs entry level accounting functions as assigned.
  • Assists with the administration of program reimbursement contracts, obtaining relevant information to complete the contracting process.
  • Assists in processes related to Accounts Payable as needed.
  • Identifies financial process and/or internal control problems and presents recommendations for improvement in efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Performs a variety of financial analysis on an as needed basis.


  • Bachelors degree in a related field preferred!


  • 1-3 years of financial or billing work experience.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties.
  • Willingness to foster agency, departmental and program wide cooperation and teamwork through use of positive/constructive communication techniques.
  • Proficiency and experience with computers and computer software applications, including but not limited to Microsoft office.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and to handle problem resolution.
  • Knowledge of GAAP is preferred.
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