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job-area: Business

accounting department specialist

Description Summary: The Accounts Payable / Data Entry Associate is an entry-level position focused on handling the receipt and accounting of funds being paid to the Company. Ensure that invoices are accurate and that proper accounting procedures are followed to account for the receipt of payment for the Company’s goods and services. You will be a valued member of an amazing team, driven towards the unified goal of success. Please note: we are located in Kodak, TN (near Bass Pro Shop) and are looking for local candidates only.

Responsibilities Include:

Ensures accurate and timely recording of payables, including review of all incoming invoices.
Researches and resolves payment discrepancies.
Processes credit card payments and credits.
Make account adjustments, as needed.
Manage and process new supplier account setup.
Prepares manual deposits on a weekly basis.
Prepares weekly reports for Accounting Manager and/or Controller, as required.
Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Comply with all company policies and procedures.
Requires regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
All other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills & abilities): To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education And/Or Experience: Associates degree in Accounting, preferred. A minimum of two to three years of prior experience in accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Relevant experience in accounting with understanding of GAAP.
Exceptional time management, follow-up, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent organization skills with great attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills – oral and written.
Ability to identify issues, problem solve and follow-up to ensure corrective actions are implemented.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products required (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and Internet applications; experience with Microsoft Navision and Dynamics, preferred.
The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.