Accounting Assistant

Atlanta, GA

At Epsten Group, we pride ourselves on being a pioneer for sustainability in the built environment. Sustainability is in our DNA– it’s the right thing to do for future generations and the legacy we leave behind. We maintain the front-line of sustainability, spreading the word globally and investing locally. We are a JUST Label company with a focus on social equity in how we operate our business, as well as the health and well-being of our employees through our WELL and Fitwel certifications.

Industry pioneers to our core, we push the boundaries by walking many clients through their own firsts. Our services remain flexible to meet the growing demand for a sustainable, healthier future. Our team strives to create a global impact surrounding green initiatives and maintains a company culture that reflects this. We celebrate diversity, inclusion, and equity and have recruited top talent from all over the globe. With office flexibility and a work-life balance, we accommodate individual preferences, believing that freedom, respect, and creativity lead to happiness and prosperity.

We are seeking a part time (20 hours per week) Accounting Assistant to assist the Accounting Department with data entry, processing, and recording transactions, updating the ledger, assisting with audits or fact-checking, and preparing budgets and reports. We are looking for an energetic, fast learner who is detail oriented to join our growing company based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an extensive background check.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 5+ years direct professional experience as an accounting assistant or bookkeeper
  • Proficiency with Quickbooks preferred
  • Proficiency with BillQuick preferred

Education and Training Requirements/Preferences:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in the field of Accounting or related degree
  • Certifications as a Certified Bookkeeper or Certified Public Bookkeeper a plus

Other Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high quality work
  • Ability to work well both independently and in groups
  • Desire to be an integral part of a team effort
  • Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to prioritize
  • Willingness to self-initiate
  • Strong computer skills, with high proficiency in MS Office suite, including Excel

Essential Functions:

  • Providing support to the Accounting Department
  • Handling communications with clients and vendors via phone and email
  • Compiling Weekly Staff Reports
  • Completing Project Setups for various departments
  • Assist with the Monthly Budget Analysis Reports
  • Processing expense transactions
  • Assist with payroll entry and processing
  • Preparing financial reports
  • Assisting with audits, fact checks, and resolving discrepancies

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