Staff Accountant - Accounts Receivable
Job Details
Andover - Andover, MA
Full Time
Position Overview

The Staff Accountant will be critically important to the organization and be a strategic, trusted partner to the accounting team on all matters relating to the accounting organization. The Staff Accountant will also be expected to provide accounting acumen beyond the boundaries of a traditional accountant role to influence business and operations, capable of balancing strategic initiatives with detail-oriented and efficient processes.

The successful candidate will embrace professional development, energize the company, while also strategically planning for future growth. As part of this, the candidate will need to professionalize the organization through accounting operations. The Staff Accountant will provide broader accounting acumen to move the company forward in an increasingly complex, demanding and rapidly changing environment. Primary responsibilities include monitoring day-to-day transactions and to understand and report on activity to Assistant Corporate Controller and Corporate Controller. Own the Accounts Receivable process and understand what the company is being invoiced for and the effect on the business. The position is a business partner for the entire company.

Essential Functions

  • Create and deliver monthly invoices to partners.
  • Initiate the collection process of overdue accounts and contact customers via email and phone to collect payments in a timely manner.
  • Maintain customer collection files to document collection efforts.
  • Respond to customer requests for documentation which may include providing copies of orders, invoices and statements.
  • Research and apply customer payments to account balances.
  • Periodically prepare reports on analysis of accounts receivable and the status of collection activities as well as assist with projects to address internal/external customer needs as requested.
  • Exhibit flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities and assignments as they are identified and to assist with various ad hoc projects as needed
  • Support cash management, daily reporting, bi-weekly credit card reconciliation, ensure all cash transactions are reflected in SAP in a timely manner
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Learn the business and culture thereby establishing credibility with the management team and peers
  • Working with and collaborating with the management team and peers to satisfy the companys accounting objectives, further establish the corporate accounting function, and develop key performance metrics, analysis, and efficient operating processes
Experience / Education

Qualified candidates must have a base understanding of accounting principles with emphasis on Accounts Receivable experience. Previous experience in a high growth, dynamic business while exhibiting success in the accounting organization.

Requirements include:

  • 2+ years experience in accounting
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • Manufacturing industry preferred
  • Possess an intelligent and highly analytical thought process, with base-line accounting acumen.
  • Able to navigate and learn new technology systems
  • Exhibit the highest standards of ethical behavior
  • A bright, strategic thinkersomeone who is ahead of the curve with a no surprises mindset and a high sense of urgency
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate with senior leadership effectively

Byrna Technologies embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We hire based on merit without regard to color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.