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Job Number10PS13
Position TitleGeneral Accounting Associate - Accounts Payable
LocationYoungwood, PA
Summary PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Under general supervision, this position is responsible for overall processing of incoming accounting information, including but not limited to information supporting Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and various other Accounting functions. WORKING PROCEDURES: THE FOLLOWING ARE THE USUAL MAJOR JOB DUTIES BUT THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT PRECLUDE THE PERFORMANCE OF OTHER DUTIES BY THE INCUMBENT, NOR THE QUESTION BEING RAISED ON THE PROPER RATE OF PAY FOR THE ASSIGNMENT. 1. Update and maintain accounting system records including detailed financial business transactions. 2. Establish and maintain effective communication and coordination with the company personnel and management. 3. Manage monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information; ensures accuracy of ledger balances. 4. Provide accounting assistance to management and staff; respond to financial questions/concerns to meet business needs. 5. Investigate and respond back on a timely basis to customer and vendor inquiries. 6. Verify the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records. 7. Provide accounting and clerical support to Accounting Department personnel. 8. Assume responsibility for effectively researching, tracking and resolving accounting documentation problems and discrepancies. SCOPE, PURPOSE AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS: Maintain and initiate regular contact with other departments to obtain and convey information and/or to correct transactions. Contact Vendors/Customers on various invoicing issues, bringing issues to resolution. Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problem, providing suggestion for resolution. DIRECTION OF OTHERS: Provide lower classified personnel with information and advice as required. DIRECTION RECEIVED: Performs routine daily and month-end functions using established procedures with a minimum of supervision. Receives general instruction of special processing situations and priorities. Periodically receives detailed instructions on new procedures and operating instructions. PREREQUISITES: 1. Education: Associates degree in Accounting or Business or an equivalent. 2. Experience: Twelve (12) months of General Accounting. Competency in Microsoft applications, verbal and written communication skills a must.

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