Job description

The Accounting Specialist supports the organization by participating in month-end close, preparing and analyzing accounting reports, processing accounts payable invoices and intercompany transactions in JD Edwards (ERP system), analysis and application of incoming cash, and providing backup and support for other finance team members.

Key Responsibilities and Accountability:

  1. Complete journal entries for month-end close.
  2. Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
  3. Produce various reports (for example: product sales, freight, and vehicle maintenance).
  4. Rebill intercompany charges for freight and royalties.
  5. Enter intercompany invoices and credits into the ERP system.
  6. Review, code, and enter weekly and monthly invoices (for example: temporary staffing, cellular phone, vehicle leases, and gas cards).
  7. Track weekly temporary staff hours for production efficiency reports.
  8. Assist with annual financial audit and semi-annual bank audits.
  9. Provide backup for accounts payable and other finance areas as needed.
  10. Analyze and apply cash daily.
  11. Manage and organize the filing of the paper records.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Reports to Assistant Controller

Technical/Job Skill Qualifications:

The candidates must meet the following qualifications, and have demonstrated the following technical or job skills:

  • Associate degree in Accounting or equivalent (required)
  • One year of accounting experience (preferred)
  • Experience and/or training in a computerized accounting system
  • Intermediate skills in Excel (v-lookups, pivot tables)
  • Pays attention to detail and accuracy in all work.
  • Able to communicate effectively with co-workers throughout the company verbally and in writing.
  • Approaches challenges with a problem-solving mindset. Asks questions and gathers input from others as necessary.
  • Provides high quality customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Able to work both independently and as a member of a team.