Staff Accountant (Cleveland)

Based in our Cleveland site and reporting to the Controller; the Staff Accountant will be responsible for a variety of accounting/ financial functions.

The Position

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing assistance to Controller and the Accounting Department to insure timely and accurate reporting, coordination and reporting of the financial results, month end close procedures, and financial analysis on a monthly basis.  Will also be responsible for all aspects of the accounts receivable process including monitoring, collecting, reconciling and applying payments. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, innovative, and always looking for ways to improve processes and procedures

Key Responsibilities

    • Perform closing processes for month-end
    • Prepare various journal entries.
    • Provide timely and accurate financial reporting
    • Provide management with useful financial information to support strategic initiatives and plans
    • Preparation of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations and take corrective action on unusual items
    • Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiencies and create new opportunities for improvements
    • Research and resolve accounting issues as they arise
    • Assist with special projects and ad-hoc financial analysis
    • Research and improve utilization of the ERP system
    • Perform analysis of financial records to verify accuracy, solve problems, and generate/implement recommendations
    • Monitor accounts receivable to ensure that payments are up to date, including communicating effectively with customers to resolve past due balances and weekly reporting to management on status of all outstanding receivables
    • Manage accounts receivable collections and recording of payments
    • Responsible for monitoring credit references and customer approvals
    • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with internal and external parties.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 1-5 years’ experience in accounting
  • Strong Excel skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Capable of learning new systems, procedures, and processes

 

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