Accounting Assistant

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Sector: Accounting & Finance
Employment Type: Permanent
Job ID: 37370
Date Added: 01/31/2023

Our national, commercial real estate client is rapidly growing and seeking to add an Accounting Assistant to their team. The main duties entail daily communication with internal customer service staff to assist with invoicing customers, handle basic accounting duties, and assisting with month-end activities.

If benefits are important to you, look no farther because this employer pay 100% of medical insurance! They also prioritize wellness initiatives (free yoga classes at the office) and provide free breakfast and lunch onsite.  


  • Prepare and issue invoices to customers
  • Prepare and enter general ledger entries
  • Enter receipts into accounting system and assist with collections
  • Review and ensure payables have accurate GL codes and proper approvals
  • Maintain accounting databases by entering data into the accounting system
  • Prepare and enter journal entries for month-end close, including accruals, depreciation, amortization, capitalization, and true-up entries
  • Analyze variances, review ledger details, and record adjusted entries on assigned accounts
  • Prepare bank and fixed asset reconciliations
  • Assist in year-end audits/reviews
  • Contribute to exploring new processes to drive continuous improvement


  • Minimum 2-year accounting degree is highly preferred
  • Must have 3+ years of experience in accounting, real estate accounting preferred
  • Must have a solid understanding of basic accounting functions
  • Experience working in Sage or other ERP systems highly preferred
  • Must be customer service-oriented

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