Strategic Factory
  • 21-Dec-2017 to 19-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • Finance
  • MD, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary

While working in accounts payable, you will be tasked with computing, classifying, recording, and verifying numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records. The person in this position assists with performing the operational functions of the department, ensuring accurate records and correct accounts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compile and sort documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions
  • Verify and post details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and total accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases
  • Audit invoices against purchase orders, research discrepancies, and approve for payments
  • Investigate problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for bills
  • Compute and record charges, refunds, cost of lost or damaged goods, freight charges, rentals, and similar items
  • Prepare vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records, and review them for accuracy
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts with various registers
  • Extract general ledger information
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Monitor loans and accounts payable to ensure that payments are up to date
  • Reconcile report discrepancies and problems
  • Code data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures
  • Review, balance, and interpret computer reports, and makes corrections
  • Assist employees, vendors, clients, or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time

 

Nonessential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist accounts receivable when necessary

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, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence 

Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees and supervisors

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages 

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Computer Skills

Performing this job successfully requires that an individual have a solid understanding of computers and data entry especially a familiarity with Quickbooks

Other Qualifications

  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Able to complete work in a timely manner
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of administration and accounting concepts and practices
  • Vision abilities required by this job are: the ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less, the ability to identify and distinguish colors, and the ability to adjust focus

Job Competencies

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Good judgment and decision making skills
  • Design - demonstrates attention to detail
  • Planning/Organizing - Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Committed to company mission and values

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Physical demands
    • While performing the duties of this job, one is regularly required to sit and work at a desk. Additionally, walking to and from other departments is occasionally required. The associate must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Work environment
    • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to a noise level consistent with a typical office environment. The associate will often be exposed to computer noises, telephone noises, and other employees conversing.

 Strategic Factory is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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