Accounting Assistant - Accounts Payable

Posted: 07/28/2020

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide financial and administrative support to the Accounting Department while ensuring the efficient, timely, and accurate processing of accounts payable. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for all aspects of accounts payable including but not limited to:  invoice entry, check runs and mailings, ACH batches, remittance advices, 1099s, year-end accruals, vendor maintenance, invoice coding, filing, and ensuring all invoices are properly approved for payment.
  • Maintain and administer petty cash.
  • Post daily freight transactions for job costing.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Responsible for cash receipt functions including:   preparing and processing daily remote deposits, posting cash receipts, reconciling weekly reports, and updating job notes for prepayments.
  • Assist with month-end accounting functions as needed.
  • Continually identify, develop, and implement improvements in work processes.
  • Consistently and effectively live Worzalla’s team culture by being goal-oriented, self-motivated, solution-focused, a positive leader, an amazing teacher, and an awesome team member.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of associate’s degree in accounting, finance, or business and minimum of two years of accounting or related work experience required.  
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to demonstrate professional image and demeanor in all interactions.
  • Ability to meet deadlines required.
  • Ability to learn and use company-specific computer applications and software required.
  • Ability to consistently and effectively work independently with little or no direction and follow up to complete assignments required. 
  • Ability to demonstrate competence in functional area. 
  • Ability to consistently and effectively demonstrate leadership; team commitment; and innovation. 
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Must possess excellent problem resolution, organizational, interpersonal, communication, and project management skills.