A.V.R.E. Career - Junior Accounting Associate

I.              JOB DESCRIPTION

A.   TITLE:  Junior Accounting Associate

B.   REPORTS TO:  CFO

C.   FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

 

II.            STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The Junior Accounting Associate is responsible for sales orders, inventory, invoice posting, Accounts Receivable collections, filing, and other general accounting functions.  This position is backup for the Accounting Associate.

 

III.           ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ DUTIES:

A.   Enter and process all sales orders and invoicing.

 

B.   Investigate and resolve short ships and debit memos.

 

C.   Reconcile customer accounts and resolve discrepancies as they arise.

 

D.   Customer collections.

 

E.   Maintenance of invoice attachments and aging schedules.

 

F.    Help with inventory and item updating and monthly physical counts.

 

G.   Help with annual certified audit by reconciling accounts and preparing schedules for auditors.

 

H.   Prepare reports as needed

 

I.      Reception relief as needed

                            

IV.          BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

A.   Communication with the CFO is frequent.

B.   Communications with Business Division and office staff is ongoing.

C.   Communication with suppliers and other business related contacts is regular.

D.   Communication with visually/multiple impaired employees is frequent.

 

 

V.           SUPERVISION REQUIRED

The position requires the ability to work independently and in close coordination with the CFO.

 

VI.          REQUIREMENTS

A.   The position requires an Associates degree in Accounting.

B.   Organizational and communication skills as required to deal directly with senior management, customers, and vendors.

C.   High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to handle confidential material.

D.   Ability to prioritize.

 

VII.         TRAINING AND SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

Working knowledge of Windows based computer system, MS Office applications including Excel.  Familiarity with Sage accounting system would be helpful.

 

VIII.       EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

A minimum of two years’ related experience is desired.

 

NOTE:

 

Nothing in this job description should be construed as meaning that these are the only tasks and duties of the position.  Management reserves the right to modify positions as determined by business and consumer needs and requirements.

 

 

Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Inc., 174 Court St., Binghamton, NY 13901 (607)724-2428

AVRE encourages diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veterans

 

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Dianne Cappiello, Human Resources
AVRE, Inc.
174 Court Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

Via email – apply@avreus.org

Phone: 607-724-2428
Fax: 607-771-8045
www.avreus.org