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Part-Time Staff Accountant

Accounting | Getzville, NY | Part Time | From $22.00 to $26.00 per hour

Job Description

Staff Accountant

Accounting| Getzville, NY | Part Time


About the Company

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. is a leading, family-run publishing company that has been serving the worldwide library community for 100 years. At its core function, the company distributes legal information to libraries via HeinOnline, a premier online research platform, while also publishing, reprinting, and providing micrographic materials.


Company Amenities and Benefits

Our recently remodeled, modern office is conveniently located creek-side in suburban Buffalo, minutes from the University at Buffalo Amherst Campus. Inside the Hein suite, enjoy a comfortable and relaxing workspace equipped with massage chairs, games and televisions, an onsite gym, and an in-house café. Outside, enjoy scenic views, go for a run after work, or take a leisurely walk on your lunch.

Your comprehensive benefits package would also include: 

  • Competitive Salary and Bonus
  • 401K/Profit Sharing Plan (typically 12-15%)
  • Paid Time Off and Parental Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • In-house chef that prepares breakfast, lunch, and take-home dinners
  • Continued Professional Development
  • Relaxed dress code


About the Position

The Hein Company seeks a Staff Accountant to handle all aspects of accounts receivable and to support the Controller with various tasks relating to month/year-end close.  

Core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Processing customer payments (check, wire, or credit card), resolving any payment discrepancies, and managing any past due invoices.
  • Updating our financial system with bank reference numbers for all deposits.
  • Preparing the bank deposits and making bank runs.
  • Completing monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Assisting with the preparation and entering of manual journal entries.
  • Assisting with the preparation of month/quarter/year-end reports.
  • Oversees the processing and payment of sales tax for all states by our third-party processor.
  • Completing and disseminating a weekly cash report.
  • Acting as a backup for other accounting staff, as needed.

Desired Skills and Experience

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. 
  • Ability to communicate in a positive and productive manner. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to understand complex information/systems 
  • Excellent time management with a proven ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate when appropriate. 
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite  

Required Education/Experience

  • Associates Degree in accounting or a related field, required; Bachelor's Degree, preferred 
  • 2+ years of experience working in accounting


Other Position Information


  • Flexible part-time schedule, 20-25 hours per week
  • Must be able to work between the hours of 8:00am and 5:30pm



$22.00 - $26.00 per hour, depending on experience


 William S. Hein is an equal opportunity employer.