Senior Accountant - Jacksonville, Florida United States - 44835



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 44835
Title: Senior Accountant
Job Location: Jacksonville, Florida - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


If your work/life balance is out of balance, we would strongly encourage you to consider this opportunity with your client.  Despite requiring only a standard 35 hour work week, this position holds a vital role on our client's accounting team.  This role is ideally suited for individuals who need a stable employer, desire to contribute in an important role, but also need flexibility for responsibililties outside of the office.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Accountant – Accounts Receivable Reports to Accounting Manager A/R.

Reconcile accounts and prepare reports for the account receivable group. Prepare work papers in response to post audit requests from our customers and be a liaison with sales managers. Maintain proper monitoring and control of assigned accounts receivable portfolio, which involves comprehensive deduction review and resolution.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare monthly analysis of weekly cash receipt timing for VP of Finance to be used for cash flow estimates.
  • Prepare monthly A/R account reconciliations for assigned accounts. Work with team to help with their assigned A/R accounts for reconciliation.
  • Work with manager to research, create work papers and appropriately respond to customer post audits.
  • Develop and maintain file structure for sharing deduction documentation with Sales Support.
  • Work with Senior Manager of Sales Support to manage open deductions and establish/maintain related accruals.
  • Perform comprehensive deduction resolution activities. This includes identification of deduction type, transmittal to the proper department for review and provide on-going followup and support activity to recover invalid deductions.
  • Work with manager on monthly open deduction review of transactions. Work with the team to resolve any issues (i.e., shortages, advertising).
  • Identify issues that need to be escalated to management in a timely manner.
  • Work with other departments within the Company to resolve any customer account issues (Sales, Customer Service, Operations and Logistics).
  • Work with manager in preparation of department policy and procedure documentation as well as any ad hoc assignments.
  • Work with orders on credit hold (analyze available customer information; communicate result with Sales and to Customer). Follow up on un-released orders.
  • Back-up for processing/reviewing cash applications, when necessary.
  • Back-up for customer credit review, when necessary.
  • Effectively communicate with customers to resolve issues, including collections

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus a minimum of 4 years of experience in general accounting. Experience working in A/R and Credit a plus.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Excellent mathematical ability. Strong interpersonal and team skills. Must have excellent verbal/written communication skills, proofreading skills and accuracy. Detail oriented with the ability to complete projects within the assigned deadlines. Must display a professional demeanor and be able to work with all levels of the organization. Must have experience with accounting software programs, preferably VAI (AS400) system. Working knowledge of Microsoft suite software is essential. Intermediate Excel skills required - must be able to do VLookup and Pivot table functions. Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat. Flexible and open to learning and adapting to new processes and procedures.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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