Assistant Accountant

Baltimore, MD 21202

Posted: 11/28/23 Employment Type: Full-time Job Category: Accounting Job Number: 105567 Pay Rate: $22hr

Job Description

A government entity is looking for a detail-oriented accounting professional to assist its accounting department. The Assistant Accountant performs a variety of moderately complex accounting clerical tasks in support of accounting, budget, and/or business management functions.



  • Compiles, assembles, and prepares financial reports, statements, statistical and fiscal tabulations and charts.
  • Inputs data, record and verify details of financial transactions in journals, ledgers, and automated systems.
  • Posts encumbrances, expenditures, revenues, deposits, disbursements, fee charges, and balances to journals, ledgers and records.
  • Allocates costs to a variety of accounts according to established procedures.
  • Receives and verifies monies, prepares receipts and makes deposits.
  • Processes requests for monies from accounts and confirms the availability of funds.
  • Reconciles and balance accounts and notifies personnel of overexpenditures.
  • Examines and verifies accounts, records, vouchers, claims, invoices, payroll records, checks and supporting documentation for accuracy and conformance with established procedures and regulations, and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Makes computations for and prepare invoices and other documents.
  • Contacts vendors, departmental personnel, grant recipients and others to obtain and provide information and resolve discrepancies.
  • Maintain and reconcile fixed assets inventory records.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Three years bookkeeping, accounting clerical or related experience.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of bookkeeping.
  • Skill in performing mathematical computations.
  • Skill in operating calculators, manual and automated office equipment.
  • Proficient knowledge and skill in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Office. Skill in the use of Excel or similar financial software preferred.
  • Ability to recommend modifications in bookkeeping and accounting procedures.
  • Ability to interact effectively verbally and in written form with other employees and the public.

Meet Your Recruiter

Carissa Griffith
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Amateur house flipper and DIY enthusiast. Always planning my next vacation destination. Proud Dallas Cowboys fan. I enjoy getting to know people and finding the right career for them.

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