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Accounting Clerk II in Tempe, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Title
Accounting Clerk II

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Job Summary
Benchmark products and designs have been seen at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and in Hollywood. America’s women and men in uniform count on our technical skills to help ensure our country remains safe and our work is part of many of the commercial aircraft seen crisscrossing the skies. Products we engineer live inside some of the world’s fastest computers and are saving lives every day in hospitals and surgical suites around the globe. Benchmark is a world-leading, top-10 EMS provider of integrated electronic manufacturing services with total revenues exceeding $2.5B and with employees in 7 countries on 3 continents offering everything from product development to regional PCB build – including system level assembly in the United States, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia. We provide service to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment (which includes equipment for the aerospace and defense industry), testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment, including Benchmark offers customers comprehensive and integrated design and manufacturing services from initial product design to volume production including direct order fulfillment and post-deployment services. Our precision technology manufacturing capabilities complement our proven electronic manufacturing expertise by providing further vertical integration of critical mechanical components. These capabilities include precision machining, advanced metal joining, assembly and functional testing for multiple industries including medical, instrumentation, aerospace and semiconductor capital equipment. Benchmark can provide specialized engineering services, including product design, printed circuit board layout, prototyping, automation and test development. We believe that we have developed strengths in the manufacturing process for large, complex, high-density printed circuit boards as well as the ability to manufacture high and low volume products in regions such as China, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania and Thailand

Essential Functions and Competencies

  • Numerically account for all invoices generated each day and mail invoices timely. Check and verify records for accuracy
  • Deposit customer check receipts into Bank lockbox
  • Record and post customer cash receipts into the Accounts Receivable system.
  • Post journal entries as required
  • Reconcile daily activities
  • Assist in maintaining customer contact regularly to ensure timely collection and a current aging for Accounts Receivables, assist in coordinating the resolution of invoice collection issues with Program Management
  • Answer both internal and external basic inquiries/references related to processing function
  • Assist with the reconciliation of the sub-ledger to the General Ledger at month-end
  • Perform all essential functions and competencies listed above
  • Perform basic analysis of data for submission to supervision
  • May be assigned projects of moderate complexity to resolve
  • Prepare non-routine reports for review by management
  • Research exceptions to normal transaction processing by utilizing a variety of available systems considered proficient with finance computer software
  • Under moderate supervision, use some independent judgment on problem resolution
  • Review transaction reports for correctness and act independently to make any corrections that may be required
  • May guide, instruct and issue work to lower classified employees and audit their work for accuracy and completeness
  • Assist lower classified employees in the resolution of exception transactions
  • All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

Qualifications / Education / Experience
    Under supervision, performs both the collection and processing of customer cash receipts into the Accounts Receivable system and all other aspects of the Accounts Receivable function within the Finance department.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and take on additional responsibilities as required
  • Effective organization and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated high attention to detail
  • Proven ability to demonstrate discretion and confidentiality when representing the company
  • Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
  • Ability to work overtime when needed
  • Proven ability to work with diverse groups
  • Accepting of opportunities to cross-train into other site operations, as needed
  • Participation in a continuous improvement activity

  • High School diploma or GED; 2+ years accounting or related degree preferred; 0-2 year’s experience in accounting
  • 2 Year accounting or related degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management; 2+ year’s experience in the accounting field.
  • Must have the ability to perform moderate-complex accounting tasks
  • 2 Year degree or equivalent combination and experience as approved by executive management; 6+ year’s experience in the accounting field.
  • Must have the ability to perform and mentor others in complex accounting tasks

Job Category
Accounting / Finance
Job Location
Corporate AZ, USA

Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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