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Accounting Assistant

Grand Island, NE 68803

Posted: 05/30/2024 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Clerical Job Number: 610 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? We're seeking a detail-oriented accounting assistant to join our team! In this role, you'll play a key role in maintaining our financial health by handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll tasks.

We offer an excellent compensation package that includes base pay, commission and potential for bonuses! Benefits such as health insurance, dental insurance, STD, LTD, life insurance, vision, matching 401K and PTO is offered.

Requirements for Accounting Assistant:

  • Prior accounting experience (familiarity with A/R, A/P, and payroll a plus)

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • QuickBooks experience preferred, but willingness to learn is a plus!

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities for Accounting Assistant:

  • Manage accounts receivable and payable cycles (invoicing, payments, reconciliations).

  • Process timesheets and ensure accurate payroll.

  • Answer invoice questions and send past due invoices.

  • Deposit checks and manage bank records.

Interested candidates, call immediately at (308) 381-4400 or email your resume to


Meet Your Recruiter

Jamie Logue
Sr. Corporate Administrator

Having a passion for numbers since high school, Jamie Logue, joined our Essential family in 2021 as our Senior Corporate Administrator. Prior to Essential Personnel Jamie worked in academia, public accounting, not-for profit organizations, and administration. When asked what drew her interest to our company, her response was, “This was a career change for me, and I was excited about a new challenge. I also loved the idea of working for a company with Christian values.” What does Jamie do for Essential Personnel? She wears many hats: payroll, human resources, accounting, budgeting, etc. Who is Jamie outside of the office? Jamie is busy with her husband, three step children, and two dogs. As a family, they dedicate a lot of their time to their faith, attending church activities, being active in children’s ministry, and supporting the Creation Instruction Association: and Miriam’s Hope: organizations.  

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