Accounting Assistant – Temp to Direct


Accounting assistant / bookkeeper needed at a Tier 1 international automotive supplier in Novi. Hybrid remote opportunity after training: work from home Monday/Thursday/Friday and in the office on Tuesday/Wednesday. Excellent opportunity to gain experience in automotive and international accounting.

Temp (contract) position with the possibility of direct hire after a year. Temp benefits are paid time off and some paid holidays. Direct hire benefits would be generous and include health, dental, vision, 401K, life and disability, tuition reimbursement, and more.


  • Prepare, record, verify, analyze and report A/P and A/R transactions. Secure approvals and process all payments following accounts payable policies and procedures. Ensure external and internal controls and policies are followed.
  • Perform routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger and preparing accounting slips and checks/ACHs/Wires for payment.
  • Assist with preparation of balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other financial reports for management and the parent company in Japan.
  • Prepare analyses and reconciliations of invoice runs to detect fraud. Ensure that transaction entry verification procedures are followed.
  • Handle the accounting for travel and corporate card transactions.
  • A/P and A/R ledger account reconciliations and bank reconciliations.
  • Verify and prepare invoices for entry.
  • Keep detailed records of all incoming and outgoing checks. Post daily cash receipts and perform monthly reconciliations.
  • Distribute monthly financial reports.
  • Prepare month- and year-end closings.
  • Prepare letters, memos, reports, and other documents. Compile data for standard and special reports.
  • Maintain physical and electronic files and records.
  • Schedule and participate in meetings.
  • Other duties may include supporting office staff with directing incoming calls and visitors and assisting with travel arrangements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associates degree in business, finance, accounting or related field preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of accounting/finance experience
  • Proficient with Excel, MSWord, and accounting software
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with a diverse, international team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion and tact
  • Intermediate 10-key data entry skills
  • Japanese language skills helpful but not at all required

Novi, MI (hybrid remote)

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Job Type:
Full-time, temp to direct


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