Aura Advisory Services Accounting Associate Detroit, MI · Part time

The Accounting Associate will support the Accounting Manager by performing bookkeeping, data entry, and basic accounting functions for Aura’s clients

Description

*Please do not apply if you are not within 30 minutes of the Detroit Metropolitan area.* This is a hybrid role requiring 40% of work in the Detroit Metropolitan area and 60% remote. 


About us: With a focus on all things finance and the bottom line, we specialize in partnering with small businesses to grow their vision + mission. Our clients are remarkably diverse: start-up and established, across several different industries. Our vision is to set the standard for small business success. We are on a mission to provide the highest quality of consistent finance and accounting services with an emphasis on data-led decision-making.


Who we're looking for: You're self-managed and driven. You work well without direct supervision—but you're not afraid to ask questions and you communicate often and effectively. You have a professional presence with our clients. You have experience as an Accounting Clerk/Assistant and/or Bookkeeper. You are computer-literate and learn quickly. You live in or close to the Metro Detroit area, and you work well without a fixed office environment (i.e. Traveling between client offices and/or working from home). You have great relationships with colleagues and past employers who can testify to your work ethic and talents.


Responsibilities: This is a part-time position with the possibility of growing to full-time after a probationary period. The Accounting Associate will support the Accounting Manager by performing bookkeeping, data entry, and basic accounting functions for Aura’s clients. They will also support the client advisor by providing administrative services at client offices in the Metro Detroit area. This is a hybrid role and close proximity to the Metro Detroit area is required. Responsibilities include:

  • Organize and update financial records in QuickBooks Online
  • Generate invoices and track payables
  • Prepare reports and trial balances
  • Office duties such as data entry and file organization
  • Run errands in the Metro Detroit area
  • Other administrative duties as assigned


Candidate requirements:

  • QuickBooks Pro Advisor certification - or willingness to complete certification upon being hired.
  • QuickBooks Online experience
  • Preferred QuickBooks Desktop experience
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office 365 tools, specifically Excel and Teams
  • Driver’s License and reliable transportation


What to expect: All qualified candidates will be asked to provide references and complete a written assessment to gauge skill level and work ethic. Qualified candidates will then be invited to participate in the interview process with a member of our team.

Salary

$18 - $22 per hour