LOCATION: ROMULUS, MI
CATEGORY: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS
SUMMARY This position is responsible for providing daily support to the Accounting Department by preparing high volumes of invoices for payment. Review, audit and reconcile accounts with high accuracy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure correct approval, sorting, coding and matching of invoices/receipts.
Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices.
Prepares batch check runs, wire transfers, and ACH transactions.
Maintain various reports in Excel and ERP system.
Reconciles various accounts by identifying errors in posting or omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards.
Processes remittance information from checks, drafts and wire transfers for invoices provided by vendors, reviewing instructions accompanying items to determine proper disposition and crediting accounts in accordance with standard procedures.
Receives, researches, and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to the appropriate persons.
Files, maintains, and distributes accounting documents, records and reports.
Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have proven working experience in accounts payable. SAGE experience preferred, or must have experience with other advanced accounting systems. Must be detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently, handle multiple tasks, and meet deadlines. The ability to work in a team environment is essential. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be customer service orientated. Must be proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Office. ISO 9001 Training is required.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, walk and sit. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. On occasion, the employee must stoop or kneel. The position requires the employee to frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment is an office environment. Occasionally the position will require the interaction with the warehouse and trucking operation. The position requires that safety and alertness at all times be used in all transit of areas outside of the office environment.