Accounting Assistant – for Scottsdale based medical stop-loss insurance underwriter ($18-19.25 per hr. DOE) Temp-to-hire

Role & Responsibilities: The Accounting Assistant reports to the Director of Finance and performs a variety of
general accounting support tasks in an accounting department including:

• Processes bank deposits daily
Scans all checks and remittance documents for paperless filing
Processes deposits via Remote Deposit online
• Assists in accounts payable activities
Scans copies of invoices and distribute for proper approvals
Checks accounting system to ensure vendor is existing
Requests Forms W-9 for new vendors
Scans checks, invoices and/or supporting documentation for paperless filing
Distributes/mails A/P checks
Responds to vendor inquiries
• Processes expense reports monthly
Verifies receipts, mode of payment, reconcile to credit card transactions
Assists team members with expense reports
Follows up with cardholders/staff on discrepancies
• Investigates questionable data and recommends actions to resolve discrepancies
• Assists with fixed asset tracking
• Prepares ad hoc reports and analyses
• Maintains and updates policies and procedures manuals as needed
• Performs various administrative, clerical and support duties for the Finance Department
Scanning projects for CFO, Director of Finance and Accounting Manager
Assembles claims reimbursement refunds with supporting documents for mailing
Assembles accounts payable checks with copies of invoices for mailing
Provides backup assistance with postage meter
Assists other departments and team members for priority projects
• Cross trains with Accountant and Accounting Manager for personal and professional growth


• Proficient in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
• Possess strong organizational and time management skills
• Strong problem-solving skills, basic bookkeeping and accounting principles knowledge, documentation
skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
• Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial
chart of accounts and corporate procedures
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
• Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner


• This job operates in a professional office environment. The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as
computers, phones, photocopiers, fax machines, etc.
• The employee is required to talk or hear.
• The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and