Accounting Assistant

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Our busy Accounting Department is looking for a bright and experienced Accounting Assistant to join our cohesive team of upbeat, hardworking professionals. This position will be responsible for providing accounting and administrative support to 2 supervisors and the CFO.

The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, analytical, self-motivated, problem-solver who is also a true team-player!

Required Work Experience and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of general accounting processes
  • Hands-on accounting and administrative experience within an inventory-based, product distribution setting (Note: please do not apply if you only have experience in a non-inventory service industry such as a bank, law firm, call center or utilities company!)
  • Long-term work history (No job hoppers; we want a long-term team member who is looking for a career with growth, not just a job.)
  • Clear and concise communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Strong math skills, including the ability to understand different units of measure and packaging configurations
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of shipping methods and terms; experience with domestic and export shipments a plus.
  • Understanding of credit terms
  • Strong organization skills, quick learner with excellent retention skills, positive attitude, easy-going, ability to be flexible and patient in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency with Outlook e-mail along with excellent Excel and Word skills

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform accounting and clerical functions to support supervisors
  • Match invoices to quotes and post high volume of A/P freight invoices (ground/LTL/FCL)
  • A/P file management: ensure A/P files are properly maintained
  • Monitor and maintain Accounting inbox
  • Assist with A/R collection; e-mails, phone calls, including requests for copies of invoices and PODs.
  • Document management: scanning of A/P, A/R and billing paperwork
  • Backup to billing manager: must learn billing/invoicing process
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Navision (ERP system) a plus
  • Communicate with other departments as related to billing, A/P or A/R: discrepancies, credit issues, etc.
  • Team player with ability to work well with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, etc.
  • Research, track, and resolve accounting problems as required
  • Willing to cross-train as needed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • High school diploma or GED accepted; College degree preferred
  • 5+ years experience at an inventory-based company (A/P, A/R or general accounting)

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Stable company: family-owned & operated for 37+ years!
  • Great team environment
  • Medical, Dental & Vision, Vacation/PTO and 401k.
  • Office hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:30am to 5:15pm.

Job Type: Full-time


For consideration, submit your resume today to employment@globescientific.com or browse the list of current openings listed below.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.At Globe Scientific our policy is always to recruit qualified personnel without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, or any non-job-related disability.

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