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Accounting Specialist II

Posted January 27, 2023

HMSHost at Newark Liberty International Airport
Newark, NJ
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$50,141 to $58,272 per year

About This Job

With a career at HMSHost, you really benefit! We Offer

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, flex or sick)
  • Holiday pay
  • Meal and Transportation Benefits
  • *401(k) retirement plan with company match or Pension
  • *Company paid life insurance
  • *Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Training and exciting career growth opportunities
  • Referral program – refer a friend and earn a bonus

*Benefits may vary by position so ask your recruiter for details.


The Accounting Specialist II is responsible for facilitating and performing a variety of complex clerical accounting functions in one or more of the following areas general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable or payroll. These functions include preparing bank reconciliations on a periodic basis, maintaining all administrative activities of the accounting department, interacting with banks and vendors to resolve reconciliation problems, and performing all other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned by Management. This is a non-exempt position and typically reports to the Operations Controller or the Staff Accountant.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains logs and ledgers to facilitate period close
  • Assists the management team in preparing financial reports, records, and bills for the Corporate office
  • Facilitates accounts receivable functions such as preparing daily cash and sales envelopes, creating and distributing over/short notices, and auditing daily vouchers and voids
  • Facilitates accounts payable functions such as checking and processing invoices, and researching discrepancies and unpaid invoices
  • Facilitates payroll functions such as processing bi-weekly payroll, reviewing payroll registers, and processing draft check requests
  • Acts as the local expert in all areas of cash handling; conducts department cash audits and tracks cashier audits and blind drop audits
  • Evaluates reports and audits
  • Utilizes exception based reporting tools to identify control deficiencies and enacts procedures to minimize losses

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment

  • Requires an Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years payroll and/or clerical accounting experience
  • Demonstrates the ability to interact with the public and coworkers in a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing manner
  • Requires the ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with customers
  • Requires basic keyboarding or other repetitive motions

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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About this Employer

HMSHost at Newark Liberty International Airport

3 Brewster Road
Newark, NJ 07114

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HMSHost operates Food & Beverage outlets at Newark Liberty International Airport