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Accounting Specialist

A Leading Digital Library

San Francisco, CA

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Expected Salary
$25.00 - $29.00 per hour
Job Description

HireArt is looking to hire an Accounting Specialist to work on-site at our client’s San Francisco office on a contract basis. Our client is transforming the way knowledge is stored and shared through creating a globally accessible digital library for rare, historical, and popular media. As Accounting Specialist, you’ll support the accounts payable and receivable functions for the organization’s U.S. operations.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week), 4-month contract position with potential for extension. The ideal candidate has a background in finance and accounting and brings exceptional attentiveness to detail and strong problem-solving and communication skills.


  • Compile amounts owed by the company to vendors, suppliers, or other organizations or individuals. 
  • Gather purchase orders, charge slips, sales tickets, and receipts and prepare payments. 
  • Maintain all payment or other transaction records. 
  • Solicit payment on overdue accounts, and keep records of all delinquent accounts.
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable files.  
  • Answer Vendor and Customer inquiries in a timely fashion.  
  • Distribute incoming invoices to proper approving authorities, and ensure invoices and statements are issued properly. 
  • Assist in ad-hoc projects as needed. 
  • Bachelor’s degree with completed courses in finance, accounting, economics, or similar
  • Familiar with standard accounting concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Comfortable with AR/AP processes 
  • Knowledge of Trial Balance and Financial Statements
  • Ability to read and interpret common technical terms, financial reports, and legal documents  
  • Skills in data analysis and problem-solving 
  • Customer-oriented, with the ability to respond to common inquiries from customers and vendors
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, including MS Excel
  • Proficient in QuickBooks
  • Previous experience with non-profit organizations is a plus

Commitment: This is a full-time (40 hours per week), 4-month contract position through HireArt and based in San Francisco, CA.