Our well-established manufacturing client in beautiful Lexington, KY is seeking an organized and enthusiastic Accounting Specialist with a growth mindset. The Accounting Specialist will be responsible for handling supplier invoices in a timely manner, entering information into the cloud ERP software, overseeing payroll, and managing and processing the accounts payable ledger.
Specifically, the Accounting Specialist will ensure original documentation is complete with authorizing signature and appropriate supporting documentation (purchase orders and receivers) in compliance with internal controls. Identify and take cash discounts where applicable. Maintain accounts payable records in an orderly fashion, including check registers. Prepare and submit monthly journal entries. Reconcile inventory. Monthly reconciliation of Accounts Payable to General Ledger. Communicate well with Purchasing agent for various issues. Have knowledge of sales and use tax and apply according to KY and CT regulations.
The person selected for this role will work in a cross functional, team environment and is expected to interact effectively and appropriately with all levels of the company, customers, and suppliers. This position will also work closely with the Business Unit Controller to ensure that data is recorded, reported, and communicated appropriately, while following company policy, procedures, and generally accepted accounting principles.
Candidates interested in the Accounting Specialist position should possess excellent verbal and written skills and demonstrate the ability to read, analyze, and interpret common financial reports. Proficiency in Microsoft suite applications, IT applications, and general office equipment is required, along with knowledge of accounting principles and applications.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or relevant field and 1-2 years’ experience in a similar accounting role OR High School Diploma/GED and 5+ years of demonstrated experience required.
Client offers a salary of $45K - $50K with a comprehensive benefits package.
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