Accounting Assistant

Job Location(s): Lansing, MI (Headquarters); Detroit, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Madison, WI; Wilmington, DE; Remotely within Cinnaire's Footprint

Job Summary: The Accounting Assistant is responsible for the daily accounting of all cash transactions throughout the organization.  The Accounting Assistant initiates wire transfers, ACH transfers and occasionally prepares company checks.  The Accounting Assistant also monitors bank balances online and prepares intercompany fund transfers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for tracking, maintaining, and overseeing the daily movement of money in and out of a business’ banking accounts.
  2. Maintain all financial records, logs, spreadsheets, and registers.
  3. Reconcile bank statements against the General Ledger, and clears accounts assigned. Prepare customer / intercompany invoices.
  4. Settle intercompany payables and receivables.
  5. Transfers funds for escrow transactions.
  6. Ensure Cinnaire’s banking operations; make certain all funds are banked and confirm efficiency and returns.
  7. Monitor cash accounts daily to ensure available funds with the bank are reflected in the general ledger to maintain real-time reporting for operating accounts.
  8. Maintain general ledger account numbers assigned to each investor for capital calls.
  9. Evaluate the effectiveness of operational procedures and controls surrounding treasury function to maximize productivity and minimize error potential.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Associate Degree in Accounting
  • Experience with double entry accounting methodology.
  • 2 years in a previous bookkeeping or treasury role.
  • Proficient in Excel tables) and several Microsoft Office Suite applications (e.g., Teams, Power Automate, Word, PowerPoint, Planner, etc.).

Key Competencies:

  • Diversity Awareness: Identifies the benefits and advantages of harnessing the collective insights from various individuals in the organization.
  • Analysis to Synthesis: Interpret data and information from multiple sources and translate it into coherent messages that inform decisions.
  • Perseverance: Accept uncertainty by remaining focused and engaged on assignments; look for plausible solutions to difficult problems.
  • Intellectual Agility: Flex and adapt thinking skills to meet the needs of different situations and circumstances.

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Assistant Controller

Supervisory Relationship: None

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time.

Travel Required: Minimal

Benefits Offered:  Medical, Health Reimbursement Account, Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care), Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Plan, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Paid Mobile Phone Service, Unlimited PTO, Incentive Compensation, 403(b) Plan, and Profit-Sharing Plan.

Cinnaire provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Cinnaire complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting employment discrimination. Cinnaire is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As a part of this commitment, Cinnaire is dedicated to providing access, and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, recruitment and employment for qualified individuals with disabilities

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Our Locations

Lansing
1118 South Washington
Lansing MI, 48910

Indianapolis
320 North Meridian, Suite 516
Indianapolis IN, 46204

Wilmington
100 W. 10th Street, Suite 502
Wilmington, DE 19801

Chicago
225 West Washington, Suite 1350
Chicago, IL 60606

Madison
10 E. Doty Street, Suite 617
Madison, WI 53703

Grand Rapids
100 Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Suite 202
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Detroit
2111 Woodward Avenue, Suite 600
Detroit, MI 48201

Milwaukee
231 E. Buffalo Street, Suite 302
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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