Accounting Specialist

Saint Peters, MO 63376

Posted: 09/09/2019 Job Category: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 352735 Pay Rate: $25.00/hour

Job Description

Summary/Objective

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for performing the function of the accounts receivable role and supporting additional accounting activities as needed, including accounts payable, purchasing, and general accounting. Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and collaborate as part of a team.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Provide updates to customers / vendors regarding their account status
Address delinquent customer accounts via email, USPS mail, and telephone
Provide outstanding customer service regarding account and billing inquiries
Update and enter customer / vendor account information in ERP (MS Dynamics)
Process customer applications for credit payment terms; conduct reference checks of customers via email and fax
Coordinate and conduct direct collection efforts; document accordingly
Process/apply customer payments and credits
Prepare and process vendor A/P payment runs
Research and solve payment discrepancies; adjust accounts as needed
Reduce delinquency and maintain current aging for all accounts
Review and reconcile GL accounts; prepare reporting of accounts receivable / accounts payable
Administer and assist with customer / vendor contracts
Invoice customers according to payment terms
Assist Accounts Payable in processing vendor invoicing
Assist with other accounting duties and special projects.

Competencies

Thoroughness /detail oriented
Written and verbal communication skills
Analytical skills
Personal effectiveness / credibility
Initiative / Time management
Teamwork orientation
Adaptability

Work Environment

This job is performed in an office environment.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full Time. Schedule flexibility for extended or unplanned work hours is required.

Travel

Occasional travel between locations.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent is required
Associate Degree in related field is preferred
Minimum 1 year of accounting experience
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications
Microsoft Dynamics SL or experience with an Organizational ERP system

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


CHASE provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as disabled veteran, marital status or any other legally-protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws. In addition, CHASE complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location.
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