Accountant - Recent Graduates Welcome
Company: General Pet Supply
Posted on: May 6, 2021
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
Open and apply cash receipts of checks each day. This includes
following up on any short pays, over payment, and deductions for
Forward any collection issues to the Credit Manager.
Inform the President and Credit Manager of the daily deposit
Take credit card payment by phone, process the transaction for
payment, and post to the appropriate account after approval on a
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
Scan all checks, input dollar amounts and check numbers, and verify
amount transmitted for each transaction matches cash receipt
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
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
Backup to process credit applications.
Cover credit duties when Credit Manager is absent. Review Credit
Hold screen in E21 and approve orders.
Accountant Required Qualifications
Associates Degree in Accounting or related field.
Strong math aptitude, analytical skills and attention to detail are
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.
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