Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant – Grass Valley

Provide administrative and accounting support to the Controller and/or other Senior Managers. Perform a variety of administrative and accounting duties to ensure the accurate and timely recording of essential company information.


  • Perform moderate to difficult accounting and administrative duties under minimal supervision with the ability to research, track, reconcile and resolve problems that may occur.
  • Review employee expense reports, including AJA American Express business card transactions, and related receipts for accuracy. Ensure expenses are appropriate according to company policy and IRS guidelines. Work with employees and managers to correct any errors or discrepancies. Verify or acquire managerial approval.
  • Code, input and pay all expense reimbursements and miscellaneous payables.
  • Maintain payment records and perform year end archiving of files.
  • Adhere to month end accounting close schedule.
  • Process Petty Cash transactions and maintain Petty Cash balance.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts.
  • Perform account and transaction analysis upon request from Controller.
  • Provide supporting documents for audits.
  • Performs back-up for Receptionist/Front Desk, Order Entry, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Accounting/ERP systems processing and reporting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and respectfully with individuals and groups at all organization levels; ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong active listening skills; reactive problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing business needs and deadlines that may extend work hours.
  • Possess a work ethic that includes neatness, punctuality, and accuracy.
  • Exhibit a professional, business-like appearance and demeanor.
  • Represent the Company with a high level of integrity and professionalism.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Coursework in accounting highly desirable.
  • Three (3) years of related experience required.

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Life at AJA

A career at AJA Video Systems will be unlike any other you’re exploring. You’ll be challenged and inspired with creative design opportunities working in a beautiful Sierra Foothills location on a campus designed to facilitate learning, teamwork and innovation with products that are changing the broadcast and media landscape. Our location in Grass Valley is a paradise for people who enjoy the outdoors – hiking, fishing, white water rafting and kayaking, skiing, or camping.

We look for people interested in turning ideas into real products. Our products facilitate video and movie productions. We want people who are creative, out-of-the-box thinkers and who are tenacious problem-solvers.

The nearby Yuba is considered one of the most beautiful rivers in California. We are located an hour from Lake Tahoe, an hour from Sacramento, and about two hours from the Bay Area. Grass Valley also hosts multiple music festivals and is home for numerous artists, writers and musicians. Nevada City, our sister city, was recently voted one of the top ten small towns in the U.S. We have excellent schools including numerous charter schools that appeal to specific talents and interests of our community’s families.

Our Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and have a full range of benefits which include multiple health plan options, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, 125 Flexible Spending Accounts, and matching 401(k) plan.