Accounting Specialist
Job Details
AllOver Media - Plymouth, MN
Full Time
Accounting

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for providing support for accounting activities relating to accounts receivable and accounts payable areas and the accounting department with the overall objective of the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and set of managerial reports and financial statements.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for day-to-day duties of corporate account receivable with direction from Senior Accountant.
  • Supports the Controller and Accounting team with ad hoc reporting/analysis and special projects as requested.  As well as being the go-to person to answers accounting and financial questions from Sales and Sales Support by researching and interpreting data regarding accounts receivable inquires. 
  • Responsible for continuous maintenance of vendor data integrity, including addresses, tax identification numbers, and transaction history.  Lead process for any vendor backup withholding requirements.  
  • Assists with annual process for providing 1099 tax documents to vendors. Works with Senior Accountant to solicit requests for tax identification information from vendors throughout the year.
  • Assists with month end close processes and journal entries related to vendors/payables.
  • Prepares account reconciliations for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Provides audit support as requested by external auditors for year-end and financial reporting requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in accounting, finance, or a related field from four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles required (GAAP).
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience in Intacct, ADvendio and Sales Force is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal communication and computer skills.
  • Excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines, and handle work-related stress is required.
  • Remain calm and professional in stressful situations.
  • Detail-oriented and works effectively under pressure while meeting all applicable deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional atmosphere for employees, vendors, and clients.
  • At least 1 year in a similar field and experience with general ledgers and balance sheet reconciliations is strongly preferred.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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