Accounting Specialist

International Institute of St. Louis
Job Description

Accounting Specialist will perform general accounts receivable and accounts payable functions as well as general support functions.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Provide accounting and clerical assistance to the accounting department
  • Maintain accounting database; update documents and new vendor records
  • Updates Check Register schedule daily
  • Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner
  • Compile and sort invoices, receipts and checks.
  • Issue checks for accounts payable.
  • Place checks in envelopes and mail out.
  • File records (checks) after processing
  • Reconcile bank statements by comparing statements with general ledger
  • Assist in month end reporting procedures
  • Track and reconcile petty cash
  • Updates Contribution spreadsheet and reconciles to the general ledger
  • Monthly recording and calculations of PTO hours
  • Follow standards, procedures, and applicable laws


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience
  • Knowledge of basic accounting concepts and procedures
  • Some accounting experience, preferably as an Accounts Receivable/Payable clerk
  • Competency in MS Office, accounting software
  • Well organized, with high attention to detail and an aptitude for numbers
  • Able to manage workload efficiently, seek additional responsibility, and meet all deadlines
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment

Position will remain open until filled.

Fulltime salaried position with benefits. EEO/AA