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Accounting Assistant 1

Company: MRC Industries
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION: Accounting Assistant IDEPARTMENT(s): Finance DepartmentREPORTS TO: Director of FinancePOSITIONS SUPERVISED: NoneSTATUS: Non-exempt (FT - 40 Hours/week)Summary of Responsibilities:MRC Industries is seeking an Accountant primarily who will provide accounting, financial and administrative support to the agency through accounts payable, accounts receivable, reporting and special projects.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Finance Duties1. Processes all accounts payable for agency weekly or as directed.2. Tracks receipt of MRC shippers.3. Processes art stipend checks on a monthly basis.4. Prepares various accounts receivable billings.5. Maintains customer price listing on Excel Spreadsheet.6. Prepares monthly accounts receivable aging and follows up with customers on unpaid invoices.7. Reconciles various credit card statements including, but not limited to, agency and gas credit cards.8. Issues cell phones and maintains individual cell phone plans for agency.9. Performs special assignments and analysis as directed by supervisor.Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:10. Assists with other finance projects as assigned.11. Provides back-up phone coverage as needed.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Therequirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.1. A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field and one yearexperience in accounting, bookkeeping, office management or related position, OR a two year degree inaccounting, finance business administration or a related field and three years' experience in an accounting,bookkeeping, office management or related position or five years accounting, bookkeeping or office managementor related experience or equivalent experience and education required.2. Ability to keep routine financial records and to prepare routine reports required.3. Previous experience in accounting preferred.4. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing required.5. Ability to work effectively in a team environment and create working relationships with employees and otherdepartments.6. Organizational and multi-tasking skills sufficient to perform accounting and administrative duties and maintainrelated documentation.7. Excellent attention to detail and quality and accuracy in work required.8. Ability to maintain confidentiality of all employee and client information required.9. Analytical skills sufficient to note errors and exceptions and judgment to handle accordingly.10. Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, Power Point and web-based systems and computerized accounting required.11. Valid Michigan driver's license with good driving record required; availability of licensed, insured vehicle for useon the job.12. Criminal history, drug screen, driver's record and recipient rights screening required.Physical Requirements1. Ability to operate a computer keyboard at acceptable levels of quality and speed and other general officeequipment as needed to perform the essential duties of the job.2. Physical ability to work sitting for prolonged periods of time.3. Physical ability to work in front of and view a computer terminal for prolonged periods of time.4. May occasionally require lifting up to 25 pounds.5. May occasionally require local travel.6. Must be able to work the hours required for the position.Working Conditions1. Office environment with noise from computers, copiers, telephones and staff and client interactionsPAY RANGE:Minimum $16.00 hrMidpoint $20.00 hrMaximum $24.00 hrDEADLINE TO APPLY: June 19, 2023, 2:00 P.M.Veterans encouraged to apply

Keywords: MRC Industries, Kalamazoo , Accounting Assistant 1, Accounting, Auditing , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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