Accounting Assistant

W. Atlee Burpee & Co. is the leading retail/mail order distributor of seed and gardening supplies to the American home gardener. We have an immediate opening for an Accounting Assistant in Warminster, PA. This position is responsible for but not limited to supporting payroll, recording cash receipts from the Company’s Direct Marketing Division and supporting the accounts payable function.

Key Responsibilities:


• Back-up for payroll
• Data entry
• Auditing payroll time sheets
• Support the maintenance of the time and attendance system

Cash Receipts:

• Responsible to ensure bank deposits are made timely
• Process payments (catalog orders, A/R and miscellaneous) via Wells Fargo CEO web portal and remote deposit capture

Accounts Payable:

• Back up for accounts payable
• Assist in reviewing vendor statements on a regular basis
• Assist in mailing vendor payments
• Assist in keying “non-PO” related invoices
• Assist in matching drop ship invoices to confirmations
• Helps to ensure that A/P filing is being done timely and accurately allowing for easy retrieval of documents
• Open and stamp incoming mail. Ensure all vendor invoices have manager approval and are properly coded
• Assist with petty cash


• Mailings: Certified, overnight and regular
• Assist with Auditor’s inquiries
• Performs all other duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred
• 1+ years of accounts payable, payroll or general accounting experience
• Ability to effectively and quickly complete tasks and assignments and meet deadlines
• Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures
• Strong attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks with interruptions
• Demonstrate excellent communication skills
• Must have excellent organizational skills and have the ability to prioritize 


If you meet the requirements and qualifications, please email your cover letter with salary requirements, and resume to - Subject line “Accounting Assistant– Job Code 2015-18” or log onto our website at and click on “employment link”. COVER LETTERS/RESUMES WITHOUT REQUESTED INFORMATION WILL BE CONSIDERED LAST. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Un-qualified candidates need not apply. Equal Opportunity Employer.



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