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Accounting Assistant | Office Assistant

ELS Architecture and Urban Design
Job Type
Years of Experience
2-5 Years



About us:

ELS Architecture and Urban Design is looking for a detail-oriented, collaborative, experienced and motivated Accountant Assistant - Office Assistant to join our team and help to support the Office and Accounting managers of our busy architecture firm. This is a full-time, hourly position with full health benefits.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • General Office Duties
  • Data entry into Accounting System
  • Working knowledge of General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable
  • Weekly check runs
  • Bank deposits
  • Monthly A/R Collection calls
  • Support to Accounting & Office Manager,
  • Printing and data entry in Excel/Word
  • Maintain filing system
  • Architect sample library management
  • Coordinate with brokers on matters related to Certificates of Insurance
  • Calendaring
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Assist Supervisors with miscellaneous tasks.
  • Back up Receptionist


  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational ability
  • Excellent people skills
  • Able to identify and proactively manage and resolve problems
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and exercise good judgment
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic, dependable and reliable
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • A strong general knowledge of accounting principles
  • Excellent verbal / written communication skills (Fluent in English a must)
  • Knowledge of Ajera Accounting Software a plus
  • 2-3 years’ Experience in field
  • Ability to communicate clearly and articulately over the telephone
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, or Accounting Required a plus


  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid PTO and holidays
  • Friday morning breakfast treats
  • Weekly chair massages
  • Casual work environment


No phone calls and please take note below:

Qualified applicants, please email resumes to Please put in subject line: Accounting/Office Assistant and list your desired wage. Resumes sent without this will not be considered. Thank you!

Or mail resumes to:

ELS Architecture and Urban Design
Attn: Human Resources
2040 Addison St.
Berkeley, CA 94704

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