Accounting Assistant
Houlihan Lawrence
Rye Brook, NY US
Posted ago
Houlihan Lawrence

Immediate full-time opportunity to learn accounting processes. Assist the Finance team by handling a range of accounting and administrative duties. Learn commission processing systems, act as backup for commission processing, and interact with other departments or outside vendors/agencies to resolve problems.


  • Learn Finance systems and software including the commission processing system.
  • Support commission processing accounts payable and accounts receivable, perform calculations, prepare statements and generate checks.
  • Process and administer accounts receivable and payable.
  • Investigate and resolve account discrepancies.
  • Process department mail, answer phones and direct callers, order supplies and prepare routine correspondence and generate reports.
  • Verify and enter data, review documents for completeness and maintain electronic and paper files.
  • Respond to information requests from field personnel, including branch managers, administrators, and the corporate office.
  • Provide administrative support to achieve corporate goals and objectives.
  • Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.



  • A college degree or 3-5 years of administrative experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting or a willingness to learn to account.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must learn quickly and possess a high level of problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Excel and a willingness to learn various software systems and tools.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, a customer-service focus, and the ability to work as a member in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
  • Must be extremely accurate with details.
  • Profit Power or other accounting software experience is helpful but not required.
  • Strong customer service orientation and skills.

Other (licenses, certifications, schedule flexibility/OT, travel, etc.):

  • Overtime may be required.

$44,000 - $50,000 yearly
About Houlihan Lawrence


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