Accounting Assistant - Seattle, WA

in Seattle, WA

Accounting Assistant - Seattle, WA Job

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  • Job Location

    Seattle, WA 98134, US

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    Finance & Accounting

  • Data entry of time cards for hourly employees including all regular hours, overtime, special rates, etc.  Verifies hours, account numbers, equipment number, shift, and assures accurate input.
  • Performs the accounting function of closing out each payroll and ensuring that it balances correctly.
  • Transmits payroll information to Overland Park office for processing.
  • Answers payroll questions and handles changes regarding payroll tax, 401K deductions, insurance premium deductions, union dues, address, and trust funds.
  • Disburses and balances petty cash account.
  • Maintains and reconciles employee receivables/employee payroll deductions.
  • Performs reconciliation of raw material, gas and diesel inventories and prepares necessary reports.
  • Handles emergency account, including writing and distribution of checks, month end reconciliation and account balances.
  • Data entry purchase requisitions.  Filing and distribution of all purchase orders.
  • Generates, types, and/or distributes various reports for plant management including life insurance, employment, safety, vacation, personnel, retirements, etc., as needed.
  • Maintains an organized filing system for general correspondence.
  • Monitors office equipment and machines for proper function and obtains appropriate maintenance and repair as needed.
  • Make copies of reports, correspondence, documents and other pertinent information as needed.
  • Performs other job-related duties as requested by plant management such as performing duties for other office employees during vacations or other absences.
  • Answers incoming phone calls and greets visitors in a pleasant and courteous manner, as needed.  Takes accurate and detailed messages when needed and/or redirects callers as appropriate.
  • H.S. Diploma / GED
  • College coursework in accounting/business courses preferred
  • At least 6 months of experience in performing similar payroll and/or administrative responsibilities
  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
  • Understanding of understanding of accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.  
  • Skill in operating a computer to store data and generate reports. Proficient with Excel and Word. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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