Responsible for the processing of bills (payables and receivables), sales orders, and other accounting operational tasks.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Review bills for payment (match invoices with purchase orders). Check for proper approvals and authorizations. Enter and process payments. Generate checks.
Maintain vendor files.
Maintain fixed assets and depreciation schedules.
Prepare audit schedules and reconcile all bank accounts and general ledger accounts.
Review bills of lading and sales orders for processing.
Enter shipments into accounting system for billing and maintain related files.
Apply cash receipts to customer accounts.
Process customer credit applications and maintain related files.
Make collection calls when necessary.
Assist Controller with credit insurance.
Assist Controller in preparing tax and government reports.
Evaluate inventories and material costs at period end.
Calculate and change estimating system. Analyze estimating and correlate to financial information.
Assist Controller with annual budget.
Assist in preparing financial reports.
Complete and file government surveys.
Complies with all company policies and procedures.
Additional duties as assigned by management.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Undergraduate degree with focus on accounting and/or finance
Four years general office experience
Proven ability to solve accounting problems, balance bank statements, reconcile general ledger accounts.
Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:
College level accounting
Experience manufacturing environment
PC competency (including MS Word and MS Excel)
Experience in using accounting software
Experience in cost accounting
Strong math background
Ability to read and interpret financial statements, general business periodicals, professional journals, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and employees of the company.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, volume, and net present value.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer literate (MS Office including Word and Excel as well as accounting software)
Proficient knowledge and application of accounting principles
Quality standards – both ISO and QS
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job.
Employee is regularly required to walk and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The performance of the Accountant will be measured as follows:
Operating standards - The employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards set in the areas of quality, cost, safety, planning, customer satisfactions, supervision, efficiency, and productivity. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the manager.
Personal growth - Each year there will be professional goals developed and agreed to by the manager and supervisor.
Employee relations – The employee will be evaluated regarding his/her behaviors associated with appropriate human interaction, respect, and communication.
Creativity – This will be evaluated by how active the employee is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas.