An international chemical manufacturing company is currently searching for a motivated Accounting Assistant to join their facility in the southern Huntington, West Virginia area. The ideal candidate has previous accounting / bookkeeping experience in an industrial environment and a positive, team-oriented mindset. This is a full-time, direct hire position. Accounting Assistant Responsibilities Include:Accounts payable and receivable functionsParticipate in preparation for internal and external financial audits and corporate income taxesAssist with cost planning functions re: projected business expenses, material and labor costs, budgets, purchasing expenses, etc.Bookkeeping functions such as maintaining financial records, payroll entry, general ledger, etc.Creation of accounting reports for upper managementOther duties as assignedAccounting Assistant Requirements Include:Minimum high school diploma or GED is requiredMinimum 1-3 years accounting experience (including internships, co-ops, etc.), preferably in a manufacturing environmentExperience with accounting functions such as accounts payable / receivable, bookkeeping, account and bank reconciliation, etc. Good computer skills and familiarity with MS Office applications and accounting software (QuickBooks, etc.)Strong communication and collaboration ability in a multicultural environmentOrganizational and time management skillsWhile performing the duties of this job you may be required to intermittently sit, stand, walk, lift up to 25 pounds, lift in excess of 25 pounds with a lift assist, climb stairs, use hands to handle or feel parts/equipment, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend at the waist, talk and hear. You may also be required to use close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision. Activ8 Recruitment & Solutions / Renaissance Resources Inc., has been one of the leading recruiting firms in North America when it comes to working with Japanese Businesses for almost 20 years. Our services are based on the needs of our clients, and we connect them with qualified candidates in the Automotive, Electronics, Food & Beverage, Logistics, Manufacturing, and Oil & Gas industries. With the recent expansion to California and the NYC/NJ area, our coastal offices have started working with clients in the Banking, Finance, and Entertainment Industries. We like to take the approach of working one on one with each of you to ensure that we have the best understanding of your background and what it is you are looking for in a career.Please visit our website @ www.activ8usjp.com >>> Click "Job Seekers" to see more jobs!!!Direct applicants only. We do not accept any resumes from any third-party organizations or other recruiters.We screen ALL Candidates to verify the validity of each applicant with criminal background / Social Security verification. Upon submitting your resume, we will contact only those candidates that we deem qualified for our client. If we do not contact you, we do not see the fit for the position. If we are unable to reach you in a reasonable timeframe, you will be eliminated from the pool of potential candidates.