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Accounting Specialist

Location: 

Salem, MA, US, 01970

Req ID:  24653

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

Summary applying general accounting principles to the full-cycle accounts payable and receivable functions

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Accounts Payable – Essential Functions:

  • Reviews and processes all invoices for approval prior to payment; coordinates packing slips with invoices, researches any discrepancies in receipts or cost, and posts charges to correct finance account.
  • Investigates queries and timely responds to all vendor inquires.
  • Receives personnel expense reports, verifies accuracy, and receives manager approval for processing.
  • Processes Check and ACH runs twice a week.

Accounts Receivable – Essential Functions:

  • Processes and distributes daily invoices for all sales orders; maintains customer promotional accounts and issues credit memos as needed.
  • Applies payments to customer accounts; makes daily deposits.  
  • Contacts delinquent customers via collection calls; verifies billing as well monitors aged trial balance.
  • Responsible for calculating Broker Commissions and Customer Rebates.

Assists with related special projects, as required.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • Associate Accounting or Business degree required. Three or more years of accounting experience preferred.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts receivable/general ledger systems.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook Email System.
  • Proficiency in ERP System, Microsoft Navision helpful.
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to organize and work independently and within a team.
  • Maybe asked to work overtime occassionally during peak seasonal times.

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Nearest Major Market: Boston