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Accounting Assistant

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Job ID 154127 Date posted 11/23/2021 Location : Irvine, California

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Accounting Assistant will perform a variety of support tasks in one of our accounting departments. We seek a detail-oriented individual with basic financial business knowledge to conduct tasks using standard procedures.

Key Accountabilities

•    Verify the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records, including detailed financial business transactions.
•    Provide customer service to internal clients, suppliers and customers.
•    Assist in the development and implementation of our records information management policies and best practices.
•    Enter data or use technology tools to upload data into the computer system using defined computer programs.
•    Compile data and prepare, review, and audit a variety of reports.
•    Handle complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
•    Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

•    High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent
•    Minimum of four years of related work experience
•    Experience with email, spreadsheet, word processing and presentation applications
•    Ability and willingness to work overtime if needed by the business to connect with the Japan Accounting Team

Preferred Qualifications

•    Previous work experience working with a Japanese company
•    Experience with SAP 
•    Experience with Great Planes system
•    Experience working with multiple time zones
•    Bilingual in English and Japanese (written and oral)

Position Information

*The business will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.
*Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.
*This position is located in Irvine, CA

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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