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Hire Thinking, Inc. DBA Advantage xPO
in Hastings, NE
Permanent, Full time
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Up to $60,000
Hire Thinking, Inc. DBA Advantage xPO
in Hastings, NE
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Up to $60,000
Posted by:
Melody Legge • Recruiter Manager
Posted by:
Melody Legge
Recruiter Manager
Provides the company with accounting, cost information, and other financial analysis, and maintains company records by performing the following duties. Performs analysis and makes recommendations to Controller for improvements, changes, and corrections.

Responsibilities

 

General Accounting:

  • Coordinates workflow from other members of the Accounting department, as well as other departments within the company.
  • Reconciles bank statements.
  • Prints out inventory reports.
  • Prepares necessary audit work papers for both bank audits and financial statement audits/reviews.
  • Makes recommendations to and works with company personnel (accounting, sales, administrative, and operational) to resolve problems and incorporate improvements to the measurement reporting process (inventory, job costing, expenses, etc).
  • Monitors accuracy of raw material (roll stock and single face), WIP and finished goods inventories.
  • Assists with month end procession as assigned by Controller.
  • Assures compliance with PaperWorks Packaging Inc. standard procedures.

Receivable/Invoicing:

  • Files completed and approved customer credit applications.
  • Inputs account numbers to all approved customers prior to entry of orders.
  • Compiles, sorts, and prepares documents to invoice customers for shipments or charges.
  • Prepares and enters data into the computer system for invoicing or to record debit/credit adjustments to accounts.
  • Applies cash receipts for customer payments on account and for other miscellaneous cash receipts
  • Investigates any problems or discrepancies found in the process of performing daily duties or functions related to accounts receivable/invoicing.Contacts customers regarding payments, short payments, adjustments, and unpaid invoices.
  • Maintains customer sales tax exemption certificates per state requirements.
  • Completes and distributes daily, weekly, and monthly reports as required.
  • Completes miscellaneous accounts receivable/invoicing projects as required.

Cost Accounting:

  • Assists with production reporting when needed.
  • Organizes and prepares documents necessary to analyze and review daily, weekly, and monthly production, cost information, and history.
  • Makes recommendations for improvements to costs or for further areas to review.
  • Completes miscellaneous projects and analysis as required.
  • Works on accounting projects as assigned by Controller
  • Cross-Trains/Assists in the Following Areas:
  • Invoicing and cash applications.
  • Accounts payable.
  • Payroll.
  • Preparing, analyzing, and reporting on job closeouts.
  • Prepares and maintains work guidelines for all major areas of responsibilities. This includes, but is not limited to:  invoicing, cash applications, cycle counting, inventory roll forwards, inventory report processing, and daily/monthly management reports.

Credit and Collections:

  • Participates in the credit application and approval process for new customers.
  • Reviews and takes action on the outstanding balances in Accounts Receivables for past due invoices, payment irregularities, and miscellaneous adjustments.
  • Prepares and distributes recap of A/R Aging with explanations on a monthly basis.
  • Represents the company in making collection calls to customers regarding past due balances, miscellaneous credits and debits, payment shortages, payment irregularities and miscellaneous adjustments.
  • Communicates to the Corporate Controller, Controller, General Manager, Sales Reps, Customer Service, and any other interested parties concerning past due accounts.

Administration:

  • Manages time effectively to be able to handle daily and weekly tasks, month-end responsibilities, and various projects for the Accounting department and with other departments and employees of the company.
  • Documents and organizes accounting records in an effective and efficient manner 
  • Takes on projects to improve standards of reporting, methods, and systems.
  • Supports and participates in the team concept. 
  • Promotes and uses effective communication and cooperation within the Accounting department 

Inventory Accuracy

  • Responsible for the accuracy of the raw materials, WIP, and finished goods inventory.
  • Assists in physical inventory counting and reconciliation of finished goods. Responsible for cycle counting program.
  • Investigates any problems or discrepancies found in the process of performing daily duties or functions related to finished goods reporting.
  • Records scrapped inventory and other finished goods adjustments as needed.
  • Organizes physical inventory counting, assignment of teams, reconciliations, and evaluations.
  • Completes miscellaneous projects and analysis as required

Miscellaneous:

  • Responsible for the accuracy of the raw materials, WIP, and finished goods inventory.
  • Assists in physical inventory counting and reconciliation of finished goods.
  • Responsible for cycle counting program.Investigates any problems or discrepancies found in the process of performing daily duties or functions related to finished goods reporting.
  • Records scrapped inventory and other finished goods adjustments as needed.Organizes physical inventory counting, assignment of teams, reconciliations, and evaluations.

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor's degree in Business with major in Accounting and minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend documents and verbal instructions in English for Safety, ISO, and work related tasks.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints

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