Accounting/ Finance Associate

Industry

Accountancy

Advert ID

USA_468145

Valid City, State or Zip Code

Palo Alto

Job Type

Temporary

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Based on Experience

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Silicon Valley, CA - (USA) 2880 Zanker Road Suite 101 CA San Jose , CA 95134

Branch Phone Number

408-577-1258

Job Description

Manpower is currently hiring an Accounting/ Finance Associate for a private university in Palo Alto, CA. Please review the below Responsibilities and Requirements for this position. If interested, please apply now: Jamie.javier@manpower.com



Provide accounting and finance-related support to a department/unit, program or an accounting/finance function.



CORE DUTIES:

oReview, process, gather, and compile accounting transactions and documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance.

oReview transactions, support documents, journal postings, etc. for accuracy, consistency, authorizations and compliance. Monitor transactions in accounting systems for clearing and outstanding items.

oCompile, maintain, and review data and daily reports for accuracy. Generate standardized financial reports.

oResolve transactional inquiries, escalate broader issues.

oRespond to transactional inquiries from client groups, students, and companies.

oMay be responsible for p-card administration, processing, travel cards and expendable reimbursements.

oMay establish accounts in financial systems; prepare invoices.

oParticipate in new initiatives, as needed such as user testing.

oMaintain accounting/finance departmental files and desktop procedures and process documents for area of responsibility. Ensure compliance with University policies, and federal regulations and requirements.

* - Other duties may also be assigned



MINIMUM EDUCATION:

High School diploma or equivalent and two years' work experience.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

oKnowledge of basic accounting procedures.

oAbility to operate computerized office applications and accounting systems.

oAbility to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal audiences and client groups.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

oConstantly perform desk-based computer tasks.

oFrequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.

oOccasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.

oRarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.



WORKING CONDITIONS:

oMay work extended hours during peak business cycles.



WORK STANDARDS:

oInterpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

oPromote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

oSubject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide.