Job Description

Accounting Specialist
Lynn, MA
50-60k

Responsibilities:

  • Process PO and non-PO invoices in ERP system(s)
  • Manage electronic invoice approvers to maintain three-day cycle time
  • Process manual check requests, expense reports, and other manual invoices as needed
  • Perform weekly payment runs (checks & ACH) to pay vendors within contracted terms
  • Maintain vendor records and new vendor setup compliance (incl 1099 vendors)
  • Manage outstanding check list to ensure uncleared checks have not expired
  • Trigger auto-email, EDI, and exception snail mail invoices to customers daily
  • Post all cash receipts, discounts, allowances, returns and other charge backs to customer accounts timely and accurately
  • Contact customers by means of direct phone calls and emails concerning past due invoices
  • Maintain customer records and setup compliance
  • General accounting duties: posting journal entries, account reconciliations and special projects as needed
  • Assist in month end close and annual audit 

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of accounting experience in an account payable or receivable role
  • Bachelor degree in related field (i.e. Accounting/Finance/Business)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills with emphasis in Excel and system skills
  • Great Plains experience preferred
  • Having worked in manufacturing environment within food industry is not required but a plus.
  • Financial and business acumen
  • Self-starter able to conceptualize and drive initiatives forward
  • Positive attitude and motivated by contributing to the overall success of the team
  • Able to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Obsessive attention to detail, well organized and able to juggle many projects at once
  • Comfortable moving at a fast pace and in ambiguous environments
  • Willing to address difficult situations head on with patience and respect

 

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