AR Accountant opportunity in Jax! (onsite) in Jacksonville, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/5/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/5/2022
  • Job ID:
    ARACC35849

Job Description

Vaco is hiring for an AR Accountant in Jacksonville, Florida. This is a direct hire opportunity, 100% ONSITE, M-F 7:30am-3:30pm.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for preparation of monthly journal entries, account reconciliation and 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. Responsible for maintaining proper monitoring and control of assigned accounts receivable portfolio, which involves comprehensive deduction review and resolution.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Prepare monthly reports, journal entries, reconciliations for bad debt, cash discounts, shortages, quarterly reclass of credit balance and allowance of unprocessed returns. As well as monthly reconciliation of the AR Subledger to General Ledger.
* Prepare monthly A/R account reconciliations for assigned accounts. Work with team to help with their assigned A/R accounts for reconciliation.
* Review the cash posting batches, matching batches and adjustment entries for accuracy and completeness. Post cash batches and matching batches. Review the RGA credit memos prior to release.
* Work with manager to research, create work papers and appropriately respond to customer post audits.
* Perform comprehensive deduction resolution activities. This includes identification of deduction type, transmittal to the proper department for review and provide on-going follow- up and support activity to recover invalid deductions.
* Conduct monthly shortage and return meetings.
* 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.
* Prepare monthly and quarterly high-risk account reviews. Prepare credit reviews analysis.
* 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 all cash applications, when necessary.
* Call on customer accounts to resolve customer issues, including collections.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Associates degree in accounting plus a minimum of 4 years of experience in general accounting and 2 years of experience working in A/R and Credit.

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 V-Lookup and Pivot table functions. Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat. Flexible and open to learning and adapting to new processes and procedures.