Accounting Associate

Posted: 2019-01-09
Status: Full Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Deadline: 2019-01-30


Reporting Relationship

The Accounting Associate reports to the General Accounting Manager


General Responsibilities

  • Process invoicing on a daily basis; including weekly vendor commissions processing;
  • Prepare special invoicing, as needed, on major projects;
  • Reconcile system invoicing to special invoicing on major projects;
  • Daily bank reporting, including money received at lockbox and status on account activity;
  • Daily deposit of checks received at Corporate Office;
  • Cash receipt processing within JD Edwards (JDE);
  • Process hourly company payroll;
  • Process weekly accounts payable check run, ACH & EFT;
  • Manage resale and exemption certificates from customers;
  • Prepare and file sales tax returns;
  • Assist with the month end closing process (sales tax, journal entries, as needed, banking);
  • Provide back-up for co-workers in the finance department;
  • Special Projects as assigned.

Additional Duties

  • Identify opportunities to improve profitability through improved processes, cost reduction opportunities, etc.;
  • Assume other special activities as may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position;
  • All other duties as assigned.


Education/Experience Required

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting, preferred;
  • 1-3 years’ experience in accounting department.

Skills and Abilities

  • Possess strong mathematical and analytical skills and be able to perform detail work with a high degree of accuracy;
  • Ability to identify and define problem areas and to be able to coordinate with others to solve problems that have an effect on the standard cost system;
  • Ability to interface with JDE and PC software utilized in the department;
  • Manage and prioritize multiple tasks/projects;
  • Possess sound judgement and decision making skills;
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently.

Personal Attributes Needed

  • Honesty and fairness;
  • Determination and tenacity;
  • Motivation.

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