Accounting Specialist

$50,000 - $55,000 yearly
  • Robert Half - Talent Solutions
  • Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Jun 23, 2021
Full time

Job Description


If you're looking to grow your career with a thriving company in the Higher Education field, Robert Half Finance might have the Accounting Specialist role for you. This reputable business's Accounting Specialist position handles matching invoices to vouchers, data entry, and assisting in the process of Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R). The Accounting Specialist position is a full-time role in the Fort Collins, Colorado, area. The company boasts terrific benefits, a wonderful work space/office, and a dynamic team culture.

Your responsibilities

- Support Accounts Receivable: process daily invoices/credit, apply cash receipt, and help with collection of past due balance

- Code documents that require knowledge in determining proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes

- Reconcile discrepancies by checking all possible sources of disagreement, reconstructing probable actions, and recognizing the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as required

- General accounting: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects

- Prepare statements and reports that require utilization of a variety of sources

- File vendor invoices and disbursements and match & file A/P invoices to support accounts payable

- Carry out other related duties and work on special projects as assigned

- Post financial information to journals and ledgers


- Ability to multitask and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds

- Accounting Entries experience

- Practical knowledge of Customer Contracts

- Foundational knowledge in Accounts Payable (AP)

- Demonstrated knowledge of customer service

- Adeptness in Adjusting Journal Entries

- Deep understanding of account reconciliation

- Enterprise resource planning experience highly preferred

- General familiarity with Cash Collections

- Account Adjustments experience preferred

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

- Data entry, document management, file creation and previous records experience required

- AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field preferred

- Spreadsheet and ERP system experience suggested