• Accounting Assistant

    Posted: 08/07/2022

    TradeWinds Service, Inc, located in Merrillville, IN has a full-time position in our Finance department for an Accounting Assistant.

    Position Objectives – Responsible for performing cash-related bookkeeping, process payments, maintain collections, reconcile invoices & identify discrepancies, residential liabilities, provide accounting & clerical support to accounting department, provide assistance & support to company personnel, participate & assist in audits.

    Position Responsibilities:

    Accounts Receivable/Billing: Process payments on account and to appropriate general ledger accounts. Maintain cash related bookkeeping and reconciliation. Maintain and follow up on collections and coordinate appropriate collection actions. Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies. Maintain residential liabilities. Continuously follow up on Medicaid eligibility issues with Group Home Director including lapses in coverage and over resource issues. Monitor client funds and communicate information such as statements of fund balances due to appropriate parties. Provide aging reports monthly to managers.

    General Ledger/Reporting: Provide assistance and support to company personnel and accounting department as needed. Assist in audits (annual, grants, etc.). Assist in month-end and year-end closing.

    Rental Properties: Maintain lease schedules for all rental properties and coordinate annual lease renewals with appropriate program managers when necessary.  Establish rent increases when applicable. Oversee proper invoicing and accounting for rental payments, utilities, etc. for rental properties.

    Position Requirements: Some college is preferred. Over three (3) years experience preferred. The ability to interpret various windows based software, learn other software programs, and ability to focus on repetitious data compilations.  Ability to communicate, make logical decisions, function independently, analyze data, compute figures, and organize information.

    Position Reports to: Controller

    Additional Information: Shared office environment. Must be able to focus and block out distractions. Ability to organize must be detail orientated. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background checks.

    Benefits: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Sick Benefits, Short Term Disability, Paid Training, 24/7 Gym access.
    Please complete online job application and submit resume to
    TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, or any federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.