Environmental Design Group
  • 26-Jan-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Accounting
  • Akron, OH, USA
  • 18.00-20.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Position Title: Accountant Assistant

Position Location: Akron, OH

Salary Range: $18.00-$20.00/hr

Job Overview

We are seeking communicative candidates who are proactive and passionate about people. The Accounting Assistant will process and support accounting transactions within a specialty area such as payroll, billing, and accounts payable.

As an Accountant Assistant at Environmental Design Group you will:

  • Demonstrate a solid grasp of the required skill set for your job role.
  • Exercise sound professional judgment.
  • Promote the Environmental Design Group brand across all PODs and Service Groups in the organization.
  • Perform corporate account functions including processing, verifying, and maintaining financial records and documentation.
  • Work with clients and service groups to collect outstanding payments, resolve issues, confirm receipts, and coordinate the collection process.
  • Generate timely invoices, update records, send client statements, track time and material expenses, resolve issues, track payments, and verify contract terms.
  • Process all vendor invoices and expense reports from data entry through payments, assist with audit support as necessary, update and maintain vendor records, assist with 1099 maintenance, subconsultant agreement compliance, and general ledger activities.
  • Develop a rapport with and provide support to departments, clients, and vendors regarding accounting procedures.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of employee policies, handbooks, onboarding, and employee professional development.
  • Adhere to all quality and safety protocols.
  • Utilize problem-solving skills and account data to resolve accounting discrepancies and improve efficiencies.
  • Assist with entering Job Authorization Forms in the accounting system (opening and closing of projects).
  • Check, verify and process invoices and usage logs; analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices; prepare payments for approval and signature.
  • Assist with weekly timesheets, and process employee expense reports.


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration is preferred.
  • Experience: 2+ years in accounting assistant or related role.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient in MS Office.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple deadline-driven tasks.
  • High-level writing, editing, and communications skills with the ability to address technical details in a clear, concise, and compelling manner.
  • Work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with an emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Must be open to taking direction and can work with various departments to execute necessary projects.
  • Analytical and creative thinking.
  • Basic knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts, and corporate procedures.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time position. Work hours are 20-24 hours per week.


Travel is primarily local during the business day.

Supervisor Responsibility

This position does not manage any staff.

Full Job Description

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