Accounting Assistant

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Office New York
Experience 1-3 Years
Date Listed Mar. 2023

About Handel Architects

Handel Architects is a nationally recognized, full-service architecture, planning and interiors firm dedicated to bringing design excellence to urban environments throughout the world. We are a fast-paced and results-driven firm working from offices in New York City, San Francisco, Denver, Boston and Hong Kong, and we are looking for people that share our passion.

About the Job

Handel Architects is currently seeking an exceptional Accounting Assistant. The successful candidate will work closely with the Controller and Billing Manager to maintain a comprehensive financial system for our firm.


  • Generate statements/letters for Accounts Receivable Aging accounts
  • Assist with Accounts Payable
  • Monitor employee timesheet submittals for weekly/monthly deadlines
  • Enter Partners timesheets
  • Assist with compiling Employee Expense Reports
  • Prepare monthly project printing audit
  • Liaise with Consultants to verify accuracy of invoices, track missing invoices, respond to inquiries, etc
  • Request and manage document files in hard copy and electronic form – project contracts, project insurance certificates, invoices, etc.
  • Track data and prepare a variety of reports
  • Recommend actions to resolve discrepancies
  • Investigate questionable data
  • Assist in other admin tasks

Attributes & Skills

  • Bachelors Degree in Business or Accounting required
  • 1-3 years experience
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with Ajera
  • Experience with Deltek VantagePoint a strong plus
  • Superior analytical, quantitative, interpersonal, and written/verbal communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail and an innovative mindset
  • Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency to meet business demands
  • Able to work autonomously with little to no oversight
  • Team player

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary range: $60,000 - $70,000 commensurate with experience
  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Competitive PTO
  • 401(K) with Employer Contribution
  • Professional Development Opportunities

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