Accounting Specialist I

  • HMS Host
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Job Description:

Location: Bush Intercont'l Airport F&B Unit Name: Accounting Unit Code: IAH9AC01 Hourly Rate (if applicable): Summary : The Accounting Specialist I is responsible for performing a variety of routine and frequently non-routine clerical accounting functions in one or more of the following areas: general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable or payroll. These functions include compiling and sorting documents, calculating and verifying amounts, and posting transactions to accounts. This is a non-exempt position and typically reports to the Operations Controller or the Staff Accountant. Essential Functions: * Performs accounts receivable functions such as preparing daily cash and sales envelopes, creating and distributing over/short notices, and auditing daily vouchers and voids * Performs accounts payable functions such as checking and processing invoices, and researching discrepancies and unpaid invoices * Performs payroll functions such as processing bi-weekly payroll, reviewing payroll registers, and processing draft check requests * Validates daily sales transactions to the ledger; investigates and corrects cost allocation errors * Acts as a local expert in all areas of cash handling; conducts department cash audits and tracks cashier audits and blind drop audits * Evaluates reports and audits * Utilizes exception based reporting tools to identify control deficiencies and enacts procedures to minimize losses Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment : * Requires 2 years of formal post-high school specialized training * Requires a minimum of 2 years payroll and/or clerical accounting experience * Demonstrates the ability to interact with the public and coworkers in a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing manner * Requires the ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with customers * Requires basic keyboarding or other repetitive motions Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) Drug Free Workplace (DFW) Requirements: Schedule Full time Shift Variable Job Level Hourly Expertise Finance/Accounting Job Type Standard Location TX - Houston - Bush Intercont'l Airport