Duties: Handling accounting and reporting for up to 3 business units. Work side by side with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll department personnel. Report on metrics, on cost activity and monitor trend information. Perform banking activities that relate to check runs (ACH, wires and positive pay). Work with the A/R Manager on implementing a new process and towards improving bad debt performance. Perform bank reconciliations and work with our bank to perform transfers and implement process improvements as needed. Create recurring journal entries and one-off entries. Perform and review balance sheet recs. Learn to provide Cost of Goods Analysis, Expense analysis and Key Performance Indicators. Some ancillary responsibilities will include Sales and Use Tax filing, Personal Property and various state agency reports.
Ideal Candidate’s Characteristics: The appropriate candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. The ideal candidate will be an expert with Microsoft Excel, will possess a strong business skill-set and will have 2-3 years of experience as a Staff Accountant or as a Financial Analyst. The candidate should be timely with respect to deadlines, should be comfortable working in a fast paced environment and will be able to switch tasks quickly as priorities change. It would be preferred if candidates have experience with an IBM AS400 system and experience in retail, distribution and/or food service. Experience with support for budget preparation is preferred.
Hours: Core admin office hours are 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.. All Accounting/Finance employees are expected to be on duty during this timeframe (with the exception of breaks and lunch) however the employees may start work as early as 7:30 a.m. and they are expected to work an 8 hour per day (minimum).