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Average Salary for Accounting Specialist in United States

The average salary of a(n) Accounting Specialist in United States is $60,680.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Accounting Specialist in United States is $29.17.

The average bonus of a(n) Accounting Specialist in United States is $2,051.00.

Job Description:

Applies accounting principles doing work in the maintenance, review and reconciliation of financial records to ensure compliance with accepted accounting principles and standards. Performs a wide variety of routine accounting and bookkeeping tasks, assisting an Accountant or participating in the work of a unit within a centralized accounting operation. Maintains fiscal records by reviewing payroll information, purchase requisitions, vouchers, receipts and other documents. Enters data onto computer spread sheets, ledgers, worksheets, and other forms. Compares data contained in a variety of financial records in order to detect errors and discrepancies. Reconciles accounts and records, and extracts and compiles information from records as required. Monitors budgets by reviewing fund balances and reporting overages and shortages to superiors. Assists in budget preparation by compiling necessary information manually or by using computer based records pertaining to budgets, accounts, inventories and other financial operations. Completes report forms and prepares financial information for management. Coordinates accounts payable activities with the purchasing function. Reviews transactions for documentation of obligation, payment authorization, timely payment, and accurate recording. May inform other agency employees about accounting procedures, policies, rules, and regulations. May clarify Federal and State policies and procedures. May supervise employees performing bookkeeping and clerical tasks. Less

Applies accounting principles doing work in the maintenance, review and reconciliation of financial records to ensure compliance with accepted accounting principles and standards. Performs a wide variety of routine accounting and bookkeeping tasks, assisting an Accountant or participating in the... More

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