Accounting Associate

Bridgeview, Illinois, United States | Full-time

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Summary of Position

The Accounting Associate is responsible for supporting the Accounting Department and Plant Operations by processing and managing vendor invoices, consolidating temp labor hours, resolving discrepancies between purchase orders and vendor invoices, participating in month end close and assisting with miscellaneous request to ensure efficient site operations. This role will report to the site Controller and work closely with all areas of the business.

 

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Match vendor invoices with POs and verify receipts of non-inventory goods/services
  • Code vendor invoices with correct general ledger accounts
  • Work closely with Corp. AP to research and resolve vendor payment discrepancies
  • Consolidate Temp labor hours and ensure completeness
  • Interact with Plant Managers on plant reporting and KPIs
  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Manage filing process, distribute mail and order miscellaneous non-inventory items
  • Other duties and ad-hoc reporting as assigned by Manager

 

Qualifications

  • 2 years or greater accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • Experience working in AS400 based ERP systems
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (VLookups, Pivot Tables)
  • Able to meet strict deadlines and multi-task their work throughout the day