Accounting Assistant

Location: Oakland, CA

Under the direction of the Controller, the accounting assistant provides general accounting support. The qualified candidate will be eager to learn and will have strong organizational and communication skills. This position will require the ability to jump in when needed and move from task to task as needs change. We offer a generous compensation including competitive salary, annual bonus, 401(k) and participation in our ESOP. DKS also offers excellent benefits with a choice of medical plans, dental, life, and short- and long-term disability.

Accounting Responsibilities

  • Correspond with Corporate office and respond to inquiries across all offices
  • Reconcile reoccurring monthly expenses
  • Prepare and distribute expenses
  • Prepare and distribute reports
  • Collect and audit employee expense reports and timesheets
  • Create new project numbers when signed Work Authorizations are received
  • Maintain project files; file and create new folders
  • Support accounting staff with accounts payable and accounts receivable as needed
  • Support accounting staff with filing and data entry as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel or similar tools
  • Must be organized, proactive and efficient in your work
  • Strong ability to multi-task and rearrange priorities as needs change
  • Must be able to learn quickly, work independently and meet schedules

If interested, email cover letter and resume: Indicate “Accounting Assistant #2015-023” in the subject line when applying. The naming convention for your attachments should be “First Name Last Name Document Name.” For example, John Smith Resume

DKS Associates is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age

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