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Accounting Assistant in Lansing, MI at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 3/28/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Lansing, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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  • Remote

Job Description

"Accounting Specialist"

In this role you are responsible for the timely recording, receipt and disbursement of funds for National financial firm.

Education and Experience

Accounting Specialist/Analyst

  • Requires 1 years of related accounting experience.
  • Preferred completion of some college courses with a business emphasis
  • Banking or Mortgage Company experience a plus

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support day-to-day operations relating to bank accounts, general ledger accounts and fund transfers
  • Monitor, track and process requests for reimbursement/remittances and subsequent receipt and/or disbursement of funds.
  • Respond timely to inquiries/issues raised by the Investment Reporting, Accounting, and other  departments
  • Liaison with other departments within the company in order to understand and resolve differences
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiencies
  • Timely communicate any discrepancies, issues or other matters with management
  • Track wire transfers and other funding necessary to balance daily cash position
  • Track electronic payment processing of transactions including ACH and wire transactions
  • Reconcile applicable bank and general ledger accounts, including client liability accounts, custodial P&I and T&I, clearing, advance or others on a daily basis
  • Ensure reconciling items are resolved on a timely basis, identify stale items and bring to the attention of management for resolution
  • Aid in year end projects to assure accurate IRS and Borrower Reporting
  • Ensure compliance with investor guidelines, company policies, relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data
  • Prepares and reconciles month end reports to account for all bank activity


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