Accountant I

Accountant

OVERVIEW

Versatile Accounting Specialist needed in fast-paced accounting department to handle various AP and AR processes. Position is primarily responsible for the day to day accounts payable processing, ensuring accurate and timely payments. Interacts with internal and external customers and reports to the Accounting Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

Accounts Payable

  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording
  • entries
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Maintains historical records by scanning and filing documents, as well as maintaining various excel
  • logs.
  • Reports sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices, and files returns in a timely manner according to specific state guidelines, as well as filing 1099s at year-end

Accounts Receivable

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering and sorting documents and related information
  • Obtains revenue by verifying transaction information; computing charges and refunds; preparing and mailing invoices; identifying delinquent accounts and insufficient payments
  • Collects revenue by reminding delinquent accounts; notifying customers of insufficient payments.

General Ledger

  • Create and enter journal entries (Standard, Recurring, and Accruals)
  • Reconciles general and subsidiary accounts by gathering and balancing information
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Perform specified Month end Close processes

Assist with these functions as needed:

  • Interim and Year-end Audit
  • Inventory
  •  AR- Cash Receipts
  • Projects
  • Research

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field, or related work experience

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3-5 years of related work experience dealing with heavy entry volume
  • Proficiency with Excel
  •  Accuracy
  • Effective time management and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Strong attention to details
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated, strong work ethic
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task

Desired Skills

  • Microsoft SL Dynamics (Solomon) experience a plus
  • General ledger analysis
  • Inventory processing

HOW TO APPLY

Email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to [email protected]. Please put "Accountant" in the email subject field.

Authorization to work in the US is necessary. No visa sponsorship is available at this time. No third parties.

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