Accounting Assistant

Location Charleston, SC
Property Corporate Office
Date Posted May 28, 2019
Job Type Administrative, Corporate Position


Charleston, SC – The Accounting Assistant will support the day-to-day accounting operations as well as perform a variety of accounting, administrative and organizational tasks for the accounting department.  This position will report to the Controller.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Perform administrative tasks of accounting department including correspondence, license application/renewals, tracking/payment of property taxes and other administrative tasks as they arise
  • Backup accounts payable when necessary and assist with year-end tasks and vendor management
  • Prepare sales tax or accommodation tax returns for properties
  • Enter journal entries into accounting systems as necessary
  • Assist property accountants with bank reconciliations
  • Process and post payments, create and deposit bank deposits
  • Enter and manage shared expenses
  • Assist with month end closing
  • Miscellaneous tasks that may include scanning, copying, filing and/or storing accounting related document
  • Distribute and handle daily mail, chargebacks, etc.
  • Monitor bank account balances
  • Order supplies for department
  • Assist the accounting department employees as needed or any other assigned duty deemed necessary by supervisor

Required Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma
  • Understanding of accounting
  • Strong computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel and Word
  • Ability to multi-task, problem-solve and think logically
  • Willingness to learn and take direction
  • Ability to communicate effectively with personnel and customers at all discipline levels, both written and verbal
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work as a team player in a deadline driven environment with accuracy and organization
  • Maintain a courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with M3 Accounting System
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Some accounting education or work experience

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, push and pull
  • Vision is required to analyze and process various forms and documents utilized within the framework of performing assigned tasks
  • Hearing is required to adequately perform telecommunications functions
  • Ability to verbally communicate clearly with co- workers
  • Ability to operate a 10-key calculator, computer key board, and view a computer monitor screen

Charlestowne Hotels offers competitive compensation and benefits!  Charlestowne Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer, uses Everify, and conducts pre-employment background screenings.

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