Accounting Assistant

Cordova, TN

Overall Responsibility:

Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Assistant will be responsible for managing specific projects for the Accountants and Accounting Department. Such management will include establishing relationships with vendors and regulatory agencies, maintaining records and schedules,and regularly reporting on the status of any projects in progress

Pay Rate: $16 / hr

Primary Functions:

•Gather reports and prepare worksheets for monthly closing

•Maintain property database

•Process requests for information from property managers and owners

•Collect, sort and distribute mail

•Serve as face of company for phone and email inquiries•Maintain utility invoice files for managed properties•Participate in projects, as assigned

•Must comply with all company policies and procedure

•Reports to ASM Controller

•Monitor and maintain office supplies 

•Organize and coordinate office cleaning and repairs services

•Coordinate/plan meals for periodic office meetings

•Occasional store errands/bank deposit runs

•Must adhere to Absolute Storage Management’s core values: leadership, integrity, communication, teamwork, excellence, and dedication.

Required Skills/Abilities:

•Basic Microsoft Office skills, including Excel and Word

•Accounting software experience a plus

•Excellent online research skills

•Excellent customer service skills

•Excellent communication and organization skills

•Extreme attention to detail

•Positive, easy-going attitude and ability to adapt to change

Education and Experience Requirements:

•High school diploma or GED required

•Associates Degree in business related field, highly preferred

•2-3 years of general accounting and/or office administration experience

Physical Requirements:

•The ability to sit for prolonged periods of time working at a desk on a computer

•The ability to constantly operate a computer and other office equipment

•The ability to communicate, converse with and express information in person, by phone and through other technology•The ability to maintain a regular and punctual schedule

•The ability to travel by car or airplane up to 5%