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Accountant - Recent Graduates Welcome

Company: General Pet Supply
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description:
Accountant Position Overview
Under the direction of the CFO, Controller and Accounting Manager, responsible for performing A/R, A/P and general accounting functions for Central Garden and Pet, General Pet and Exclusively Pet. Additionally, will assist with other projects as determined by the CFO, Controller and Accounting Manager.

Accountant Essential Job Functions - A/R

Apply cash receipts of checks received in Driver's envelopes. Review credit terms and make sure all COD customers checks are included and if not, advise the Credit Manager.
Maintain Laserfiche paper flow for UPS shipments, and common carriers.
Open and apply cash receipts of checks each day. This includes following up on any short pays, over payment, and deductions for credits.
Forward any collection issues to the Credit Manager.
Inform the President and Credit Manager of the daily deposit amount.
Take credit card payment by phone, process the transaction for payment, and post to the appropriate account after approval on a daily basis.
Input manual/daily credit card requests for approval/decline in Chase Payment Solutions and transmit at end of day. Forward any declines to the Credit Manager.
Download weekly/monthly credit cards and import to Chase Payment Solutions. Maintain customer credit card updates in Chase Payment Solutions including, new expiration dates, new credit card numbers, new customer accounts and suspend closed accounts. Maintain the filing of signed documentation required for automatic credit card payments.
Scan all checks, input dollar amounts and check numbers, and verify amount transmitted for each transaction matches cash receipt reports.
Record NSF checks and the related negative cash receipts report and journal entries required.
Maintain/file all cash receipt reports with confirmation copy of check scan and any supporting back-up documentation for any cash receipt inquiries from customers and/or Credit Manager for audit purposes.
Handle customer calls regarding inquiries into customer account activity and follow up to resolve any customer issues. Forward/refer customers to Credit Manager when appropriate.
Run monthly customer statements and forward to the Credit Manager for approval.
Backup to process credit applications.
Cover credit duties when Credit Manager is absent. Review Credit Hold screen in E21 and approve orders.
Regular attendance
Onsite presence


Accountant Required Qualifications

Associates Degree in Accounting or related field.
Strong math aptitude, analytical skills and attention to detail are necessary.
Good oral and written communication skills. Must be able to read, write and speak English.
Previous experience and working knowledge of mainframe and personal computers, including Excel.
Excellent data-entry (especially 10-key) speed and accuracy.
Must be able to use common office equipment including 10-key calculator, phone, printer, fax machine, copy machine, etc.
This position requires extended (4-6 hours) periods of sitting and working on a computer.


Accountant Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
Experience working with a multi-location organization.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


PM19 PI133585823

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