ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

Company Description

We are passionate people who like to share our passion and creativity. A great deal of effort goes into the work that we do and we are very proud to provide excellent service and quality products to our customers. In addition to the duties and responsibilities identified below, there are three major components of every job at Watson’s: teamwork, communication, and vision. Employees at Watson’s are responsible for working together in a productive and efficient manner, assuring there is open communication within all levels within the company, and understanding the shared vision of the company and how their position contributes to the realization of that vision.

Job Summary

The Accounting Assistant is responsible for data-entry and office support. If you have an accounting background and are interested in helping our office run smoothly, we’d like to meet you.


This part-time position reports to the Chief Finance Officer.

  • Reconcile invoices and correct discrepancies

  • Prepare weekly check run

  • Reconcile statements

  • Support Data Entry Specialist and Buyers in the creation of purchase orders

  • Maintain digital and physical financial records

  • Perform cyclical inventory counts

  • Create and update expenditure reports

  • Support Office Manager in answering phones and ordering supplies

Additional Information

  • Work experience as an Accounting Assistant or similar role

  • Good knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures

  • MS Excel skills (creating spreadsheets and using financial functions)

  • Familiarity with accounting software (e.g. QuickBooks) preferred

  • Organizational and time-management skills; ability to work independently

  • Attention to detail, with an ability to spot numerical errors

  • AA degree in Business/Accounting a plus

  • Must be able to lift or move up to 50lbs, and push/pull racks on wheels of 100lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Ability to stand, climb, squat, bend, twist, and stand for extended periods of time.