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Accounting Assistant (Temporary)

Company: Aza
Location: Draper
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Accounting Assistant (Temporary)

The Living Planet Aquarium is an AZA accredited 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides the community with countless educational opportunities to understand and respect our precious Earth and its living ecosystems, from the Utah deserts and mountains, to rain forest habitats, to the planet's vast oceans. Working at The Living Planet Aquarium is more than just a job, it is purpose-driven work. We need exceptionally talented and hardworking team members to join us on our mission of inspiring people to explore, discover and learn about Earth's diverse ecosystems. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, flexible spending account, 401(k) with match, PTO, Holiday Pay, New Child Leave, Aquarium Memberships and passes, and much more.

The Living Planet Aquarium recognizes and embraces human diversity. Different perspectives and experiences matter and everyone belongs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or military status. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Living Planet Aquarium is committed to ensuring individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process. Should you require accommodations, please contact accomodation@thelivingplanet.com.

Position: Accounting Assistant

Reports To: Accounting/Office Manager

Position Summary:

The Accounting Assistant provides financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring vendor payments are completed and that expenses are controlled by processing, verifying and reconciling invoices and credit card transaction receipts according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. Routinely performs clerical duties such as word processing, filing, and supporting customer requests. This is a full time position averaging 35 hours per week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
* Prioritizes invoices according to payment terms and potential cash discount potential.
* Processes invoices for payment.
* Reviews and reconciles all credit card transaction receipts, and posts to the accounting system.
* Maintains files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.
* Monitors charitable donation request mailbox, and reviews all requests for appropriate documentation.
* Logs all donation requests appropriately before submitting for approval.
* Retrieves, sorts, and distributes mail.
* Monitors general email inboxes and responds to requests for information from guests.
* Other assignments by supervisor.


* Associates degree or equivalent preferred.
* 1-3 years of accounts payable and general accounting experience preferred

Critical Skills/Competencies:

* Proficiency in MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook) and accounting software.
* Strong math and analytical skills.
* Well organized and strong attention to detail.
* Ability to work directly with department heads, card holders, etc to ensure completeness, timeliness, accuracy and compliance with all aquarium purchasing policies.

Physical Demands of the Job:

This job requires extended periods of sitting with data entry.

While this job description attempts to describe the essential functions of the position, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. It does not restrict management's right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time.

How to Apply

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Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

12033 Lone Peak Pkwy

Draper, UT 84020

Phone: 8013553474

Keywords: Aza, Draper , Accounting Assistant (Temporary), Accounting, Auditing , Draper, Utah

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