Job Description

Job Code: #10402
Title: Junior Staff Accountant
Date Posted: 04/29/2019
Job Location: Mansfield MA

Job Description:

JUNIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT

This position, under the direction of the Controller, assists with the development and maintenance of programs of accounting and financial controls within a manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will have duties related to the full cycle accounting process including general accounting, cost accounting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with preparation of monthly balance sheet, profit and loss and other statements, in accordance with accepted accounting practices.
  • Participates in the consolidation and preparation of financial statements
  • Experience with General Ledger and required supporting ledgers and accounts.
  • Maintains related accounting records, reports, work papers and schedules.
  • Manages Cash. Prepares bank reconciliation’s, relationships with banks, processes and manages wire transfers, coordinates letters of credit and assures proper controls over reimbursement.
  • Prepares cash and payroll journal entries.
  • Evaluates customer credit worthiness, processes customer credit card payments using bank credit card software.
  • Manages American Express corporate card program.
  • Maintains and reconciles balance sheet accounts.
  • Maintains schedules of accruals.
  • Calculates, pays and reports on commission payment to salespeople, reps & distributors.
  • Assist with month/quarter/year end closings process

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of related accounting experience (manufacturing environment a plus)
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong written &, verbal communication skills
  • Microsoft Office experience required with an exceptional Excel knowledge
  • Impeccable attention to detail including accuracy and precision
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations

The Junior Staff Accountant is expected to be an experienced and highly motivated individual, who will be regarded as a finance resource for the Accounting Team! In addition to strong accounting skills, the candidate must exhibit good teamwork and communication skills that allow efficient interactions between cross-functional department team members.


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