General Accountant II

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  • Columbus, WI, USA
  • 2022-07-01
Position Description
This position reports to and works closely with the Controller in the overall operations of the Finance / Accounting Department functions; this includes accounting, budgeting, recording, and reporting of financial transactions.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Process Accounts Payable purchasing invoices
  • Maintain vendor returns and credits
  • Process the Accounts Receivables down payment invoicing for machine
  • Learn the down payment invoicing process for parts
  • Learn the process for Accounts Receivable parts invoices
  • Maintain customer returns and credits
  • Review the Age Receivables monthly and follow-up with emails to customer
  • Month-end reconciliations
  • Sales & Use Tax reporting
  • Learn the Costing Process
  • Work with Management to develop department budgets
  • Assist in creation of Excel spreadsheets to develop budgets for Sales, Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales and Office
  • Create Summary comparison of budget for review with Management notating changes/updates needed.
  • Future state: assist in preparing the Budget Module in Sage for use in the next year budgeting cycle
  • Assist in preparation and review of monthly Income Statement to be presented to Management using Excel and Sage.
  • Analyze variances of Income statement and explain in Word document notes
  • Assist in creation of monthly Cash Flow statement
  • Assist in preparation of YE audit papers
  • Establishes proficiency with SAGE accounting system
  • Establish and maintain effective accounting controls by following policies and procedures, complying with Federal, State, and local financial requirements.
  • Coordinates activity on accounting projects and initiatives as assigned.
  • Responds to management inquiries and provides information within the area of assignment in an efficient and timely manner
  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree
  • (3) years progressively responsible accounting or finance experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting, budgeting, and auditing principles.
  • General knowledge of GAAP principles
  • Experience with budget preparation and procedures for a multi-department organization.
  • Skill in analyzing financial data, defining problems, questioning status quo if needed.
  • Skill in defining possible problems, evaluating alternatives and recommending methods and procedures for resolution of issues.
  • Ability to perform detailed work accurately and independently in compliance with stringent time limits requiring minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control and adapt to stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of computer software including Word, Excel, etc., consistent for this position
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively in English in both written and verbal form.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding business-related files, reports, and conversations.
  • Ability to work the allocated hours of the position and respond after hours as needed.