Staff Accountant – Exempt (Temporary)

Website HarcoSemco LLC

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Reports to: Senior Staff Accountant
Location: Branford, CT

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform.

• Under the general supervision of the Accounting Manager, performs general accounting, expense reimbursement and other related duties in the daily operation of the accounting department
• Directs and/or assists in the performing of tasks when needed, i.e. unusual problems or questions, analyzing/auditing operations, developing, documenting and explaining new and revised procedures to employees, etc.
• Generate customer invoices on a daily basis, including web invoicing as required by customers
• Record daily cash receipts to customer accounts
• Responsible for collection of AR. This includes analyzing and researching customer accounts as well as interfacing with the customer. Submit the PNC Securitization to Corporate
• Analyze the sales representative’s monthly commissions by reviewing invoicing and accruals and generating subsequent check requests for payment
• Generate reports and statistical data as required using defined guidelines
• Reconciles petty cash fund monthly
• Address and correct procedural issues pertaining to all functionality in general accounting, A/R and A/P
• Analyze and reconcile the monthly shipments to the Sales Journal sub ledger report and to the general ledger. Distribute shipments report
• Monthly journal entries include, but not limited to, insurance, standard accrual, depreciation and petty cash
• Reconcile balances of subsidiary schedules to G/L control accounts. This includes analyzing the A/R trial balance to the general ledger, analyzing and reconciling the PNC Cash Book in VM to the daily online balance in our PNC account and GL cash account, and analyzing and reconciling the AR trade account to the GL. Reconcile Aged AP to the general ledger
• Generate weekly cash requirements. Process AP payments weekly. Generate wire payments and verify positive pay. Process AP invoices when needed.
• Participate in training as required
• Must be able to actively engage with employees, supervisors, and other mangers on the floor
• Must be a “US Person” as defined by US Govt. and able to work without restriction with ITAR related data
• Perform related work and special projects as assigned
• Assist with monthly financial package

Education and Experience:
• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Accounting
• Minimum 5 years’ experience

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures on manual and automated systems
• Experienced in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Manufacturing ERP system
• Skilled in verbal communication of work-related information using tact and diplomacy
• Required to have a high level of confidentiality. Must be extremely trustworthy

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• None
Physical Demands:
• Required to sit for long periods of time
Work Environment:
• Usual office working conditions
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
• Work in an office and manufacturing environment
• Exposed to any number of elements, but none to the point of being disagreeable
• Some light physical effort required
• Sitting, standing, reaching, climbing, bending, and moving about the facility

AAP/EEO Statement
HarcoSemco provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are treated fairly during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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