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Accounting Associate

Landover, Maryland
Finance


Job Description

Company: Metropolitan Meat Seafood and Poultry
Location: US-MD-Landover
Zip Code: 20785
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

 

More information about this job:

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances. Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries. The Accounting Associate will be responsible for cash application functions. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills, and strong organizational skills with attention to detail.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITES:

 

  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential and continuously improve the payment process
  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Process customer credits
  • Responsible for cash application functions
  • Researches and applies unallocated cash
  • Daily and monthly reconciliation
  • Collaboration with Credit department to resolve issues

 

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • College level accounting classes or Accounting Degree preferred
  • 3 years of Accounting and Cash application experience. Proven working experience as accounts payable and or accounts receivable clerk.

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Ability to track and budget expenses
  • Attention to Detail and Thoroughness
  • Ability to analyze data in spreadsheets and create formulas and v-look ups
  • Accounting acumen
  • Vendor Relationships
  • PC Proficiency in Microsoft Suites (excel, word, access, and outlook)
  • Data Entry Skills
  • General Math Skills
  • Basic computer skills and word processing
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The ability to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.
  • The ability to frequently sit and reach with hands and arms.
  • The ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Must be able to do limited travel to Sysco facilities or operating companies.
  • Must be able to utilize office equipment such as desktop/notebook computers, copiers, printers, scanners, telephones, and calculators. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Must be able to work in various indoor and outdoor climates and driving conditions.

 

NOTICE:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job.  This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

 

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 81306