Accounting Clerk III in Rochester, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

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Job Description

Job Title
Accounting Clerk III

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Accounting Clerk II or III with our Finance Team. The Accounting Clerk II or III, under supervision, performs both the collection and processing of customer cash receipts into the Accounts Receivable system of the disbursement of funds to vendors in the Accounts Payable system and all other aspects of the two functions within the Finance department. This position will focus on Accounts Receivables.

Essential Functions and Competencies

Level I
  • Numerically account for all invoices generated each day and mail invoices timely. For Accounts Payable, account for all invoices to be paid and execute payment at the direction of Finance Management
  • Check and verify records for accuracy
  • Prepare invoices and/or vouchers
  • Post customer cash receipts into the Accounts Receivable system; Post vendor invoices into the Accounts Payable system
  • Ensure all liabilities are properly records at month end
  • Post journal entries as required
  • Code data for financial data processing system
  • Reconcile daily activities
  • File paid invoices and maintain Accounts Payable files
  • 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 Customer Service; For Accounts Payables, work with vendors to a limited extent to resolve any outstanding issues or payment schedules
  • 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

    Level II

  • 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

Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and take on additional responsibilities as required
  • Effective organization and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrate 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 Finance operations as needed
  • Participation in a continuous improvement activity
  • Position performance may be measured from a combination of Corporate and Divisional Balanced Score Card Goals which will include but not limited to Financial Performance, Customer Satisfaction, Operational Excellence and Employee Focus.
  • Individual position performance goals may be specific to the position, business segment or as it related to an individual’s contribution or employment within the organization.

2+ years experience in the accounting field. Must have the ability to perform moderate-complex accounting tasks

2 Year accounting or related degree
Job Category
Accounting / Finance
Job Location
Rochester, MN, USA

Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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