Accounting Associate

  • Continental Management
  • 20545 Center Ridge Road, Rocky River OH 44116
  • Aug 27, 2020
Full time Accounts Payable Accounting Customer Service

Job Description

Under limited supervision of the Accounting Supervisors, the Accounting Associate performs a variety of accounting duties including, but not limited to, accounts receivable, specialized accounting and financial functions as well as monitoring and maintaining accounting software programs. Serve as liaison to attorney for all matters related to collections

• Process daily lockbox exceptions, post and deposit electronic payment files into TOPS.
• Compile and perform all journal entries for monthly posting of interest (savings accounts) and automatic payment of Utility bills, insurance bills, loan payments, as well as setting up automatic payment of future bills
• Handle all inquiries from collection attorney
• Update and maintain Accounting Software and various inter-office client checklists
• Perform month-end closeout functions, along with monthly assessment of maintenance fees to unit owners
• Perform late fee billing process, rotating responsibility from Accounting Clerk to Accounting Associate each month. 1st & 10th billing done by one person/ 15th & 25th done by another
• Prepare and post all daily ACH payment files received via email
• Perform a variety of general office support duties including letter writing, maintaining files and records, answering phones
• Train or assist in the training of new employees
• Perform other duties as assigned

• Post payments during the 1st week of each month, on or around the 10th of the month, on or around the 15th of the month, and again before the end of the month
• Process Blue Bin (misc. entries, deposits, adjustments, etc.) twice per month
• Process Auto-pay sign up requests
• File all deposit reports, misc. deposit entries, etc. in appropriate filing cabinet
• Purge all year-end files and financial books, maintain all backroom archive files
• Handle phone calls to the accounting department from unit owners


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Accounting and standard bookkeeping practices and procedures
• Modern office procedures, methods and equipment
• Microsoft Office applications
Skills in:
• Accurately performing mathematical calculations
• Understanding and following oral and written instructions and directions
• Prioritizing and organizing a variety of tasks and responsibilities

Ability to:
• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, contractors and unit owners
• Communicate effectively
• Problem solve


Full-time, 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday

Overtime is available if needed to accomplish the above duties in an accurate and timely manner. During busy times of year, management may request mandatory Saturday overtime

This job specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify essential functions and requirements of the job. Not all incumbents may perform all duties at all times. However, incumbents must be able to perform essential and shared duties at any time while holding this position.


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