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Accounts Receivable Accountant

Company: Recruiting Associates
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Recruiting Associates, Inc. (www.recruitingassociates.net), has been retained to find an Accounts Receivable Accountant to work remotely. -This position may be based in the Reston, VA office later this year.

The Accountant is responsible for providing direct support across a variety of financial processes and tasks. This position will be responsible for collecting and entering financial transactions, utilizing accounting software, spreadsheets and databases and is pivotal in supporting the accounting team. This position will also and assist the A/R team with day-to-day A/R duties.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day support for the controller in financial operations.
  • Be an example for all in terms of ethics and compliance. Assist the Controller in the implementation of government contracting compliance and ethics programs within the financial department.
  • Accounts Receivable. Overall responsible for company invoicing process. This includes keeping accurate track of every invoice including timely status reports via A/R tracking sheet.
  • Follow up with customers for invoice payment status via phone calls and emails. By tracking each invoice, minimize the chance of delayed payment.
  • Coordinate with sales representatives to investigate and address any discrepancies between invoice and actual payment amount.
  • Protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Review and execution of all company purchase orders.
  • Assist in the development and creation of periodic financial reports.
  • Assist the controller during all audits.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Take role in quarterly bank audits.
  • Ad-Hoc reporting required by management or other companies.
  • Participate in a success-oriented, ethical, and accountable environment within the company.
Skills:
  • Great Plains Accounting Software
  • Strong ethics and integrity.
  • Advanced time management and attention to detail
  • Working level use of excel. Specifically pivot tables and lookup functions.
  • Working t level knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
  • Working knowledge of FAR and other laws and regulations for government contractors
  • Well-versed in computer applications for financial reporting and spreadsheets including Great Plains
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

Experience:
  • 4+ years of accounting experience preferred.
  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or economics preferred.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Recruiting Associates, Reston , Accounts Receivable Accountant, Other , Reston, Virginia

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