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Accountant/Collections in Cincinnati at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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Accountant/Collections Specialist II

The successful candidate must be able to work in a team environment and work with a wide range of internal and external customers such as other team members, managers, and third party customers. Strong communication, a positive attitude, computer skills, and attention to detail are necessary in the position.

This position will be splitting their time between general ledger accounting functions and cash posting and collections in a wholesale environment.

Position Description

General Ledger Accountant duties

  • Assist with the preparation of month-end and year-end closings.
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets.
  • Perform account reconciliations.
  • Assist in the collection of data for periodic external or internal audits.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly sales and use tax reports.
  • Prepare inter-company invoices.
  • Prepare various internal management reports as required.
  • Maintain fixed asset accounts and related journal entries.
  • Maintain commissions account.
  • Backup Accounting Supervisors as needed.
  • Special projects and other functions as required.

Collection duties

  • Partner with internal and external customers to ensure the accurate and timely posting of cash and credits to customer accounts.
  • Process new credit applications, assessing the credit worthiness of all applicants.
  • Track and resolve invoice and payment discrepancies.
  • Prepare and send out monthly collection letters.
  • Make collection calls.
  • Backup for invoicing and cash posting.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field required.
  • CPA preferred.
  • 2 - 5 years of experience from corporate or public accounting.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices.
  • Excellent Computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Excel (intermediate or expert level required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics a plus.
  • Positive attitude and self-motivated.
  • Customer service oriented
  • Strong planning, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.