Accounting Assistant


AP Professionals
Published
January 2, 2024
Job Type
Salary Lower Range
18
Salary Upper Range
25
Salary Option
Hourly
City
Rochester

Description

AP Professionals is partnering with a local manufacturer with a strong company culture and excellent benefits in search of an outstanding Accounting Assistant to join their team!

Responsibilities

  • Ensure accuracy and proficiency in maintaining and reconciling Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Manage the accounting for the accounts payable system, including maintenance of data files, general ledger, and subsequent journal entries under the direction of the Controller.
  • Manage the accounts receivable system, which includes regularly reviewing aging AR, receiving and posting payments, collection efforts, and proposing updated customer credit.
  • Assist with the yearly financial audit and physical inventory. This includes planning, counting, and reconciling inventory variances.
  • Obtain a comprehensive understanding of the business operations by cross-training in order entry, order processing, and acknowledgements.
  • Qualify customers and be prepared to establish terms with them.
  • Collaborate with the Controller to develop, produce, and maintain reports for monthly, quarterly, and annual KPI reporting.
  • Assist in the month-end closing process and work with the European counterpart to address any upcoming accounting process changes and inter-company accounts.

Education

  • Associate degree in accounting or similar work experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Navision, CRM. Advanced Excel knowledge preferred.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills required.
  • Candidates should possess knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and be proficient in spreadsheet, database, and word processing applications.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must maintain a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
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