Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Accountant A/P

    Job Locations US-CA-Ontario
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/23/2018 6:38 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1450
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Field
    Administration/Accounting (Finance)
    Targeted Job Start Date
    6/4/2018
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    First Shift
  • Overview

    The Accountant/AP will handle all accounts payables duties in a fast and busy work environment. This position is responsible for completing payments and controlling expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. Position also assists with other accounting functions, such as developing and/or updating reports, month end closing, audits, and general ledger entries.

    The Accountant/AP will apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports for management by researching and analyzing accounts. The Accountant will maintain financial reports, records and general ledgers prepare and analyze budgets and perform general bookkeeping.

    Responsibilities

    • Accurately process invoices and schedule payments, monitoring discount opportunities and payment terms.
    • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
    • Follow-up on vendor payments and discrepancy issues when needed.
    • Perform the processing of functional monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary.
    • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, accruals and prepaid expenses.
    • Assist in providing documentation and explanation in relation to external audits, JSOX and other internal inquiries
    • Maintain financial security by following Jsox and financial audit procedures.
    • Assist in process documentation, workflows and process improvements
    • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
    • Work with Accounting Manager on various projects.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
    • Work overtime when needed to meet business needs including accounting deadlines
    • Perform other duties as needed

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required, Accounting or Business concentration
    • 7+ years of experience successfully and accurately handling core duties in Accounts Payable (A/P) position or equivalent position in a moderately complex mid to large company preferred and/or manufacturing or other production environment.
    • 5+ years of experience in handling Freight invoices
    • 3+ years of lead/supervisory experience
    • Computer proficiency including MS Office programs, data and 10-key accuracy.
    • Intermediate Excel experience required.
    • Excellent communication (verbal and written), superb interpersonal skills
    • Strong work-ethic is critical for success in this position.
    • JDE, Oracle systems, or similar.

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