Under the general supervision of the Controller, performs general ledger account analysis, accounts payable functions research and respond to inquiries; process payments to vendors; maintains electronic vendor files and ensure that information is easily retrievable, and performs other accounting functions as needed.
Essential Job Functions:
Opens, sort incoming invoices; reviews accounts payable invoices for required approvals, accuracy and completeness; ensures that invoices are appropriately approved and coded in Affinity; generates, reviews and edit invoice payment reports, generates checks, works with departments and vendors to resolve discrepancies and invoicing problems; reconciles monthly vendor statements.
Performs data entry of accounting transactions including journal entries, general ledger account analysis; preparation of monthly accruals for expenses incurred in accordance with GAAP standards.
Prepares various account analysis spreadsheets
Good understanding of accounting principles, theories and practices is critical.
Proficient in Excel and Word are vital component of this position.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong planning and organizational skills, ability to manage multiple functions simultaneously and, strong interpersonal skills.
Must be able to accurately meet deadlines and work with multiple assignments.
Demonstrated ability to self-direct workload, prioritize projects (consistent with company goals) and make reasonable decisions with limited supervision.
Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office application including Excel and Word.
Strong analytical skills.
Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Minimum of two plus years’ experience in an accounting environment. Previous experience in accounts payable and familiarity working with the general ledger is strongly preferred.
High School diploma plus 3 or more years of prior accounting experience Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is desirable.