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Accountant

Company: Granger Waste Services
Location: Lansing
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The Accountant takes ownership of the general ledger and cash management duties within the accounting department and assists in various accounting related special projects. SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION INCLUDES the following:

  • Being recognized as the cash processing expert and go to person for problem solving and process improvements
  • Maintaining a high level of emotional intelligence and keeping attitudes positive when projects become challenging and timelines tight
  • Delivering accurate financial data timely
  • The willingness and effort to help others within the department
  • Creating and maintaining detailed proceduresACCOUNTABILITIES include the following. See Job Description for full details.Accounting Related
    • Perform multiple electronic bank reconciliations
    • Perform the daily recordation and coding of all banking activity into an accounting software package
    • Perform the monthly creation of all duty related journal entries
    • Be administratively responsible for the back-end entry of information structures within our CRM and accounting software packages
    • Coordinate the tracking of cash flows, customer contact and payments within our CRM and Accounting software
    • Perform general ledger functions, review and analyze financial information and help prepare financial statements and other reports
      • Answer general accounting questions regarding general ledger, cash, payroll, and payables
      • Review trial balances and look for trend and value anomalies, missing information, and mis-classified transactions, take follow-up action as appropriate
      • Maintain month and year-end schedules
      • Act in a back -up capacity to other accounting associates which includes completing some of their normal job duties during times where they are off work or in need of support due to time sensitive deadlines
        • Perform various accounts payable functions which may include issuing checks, credit card payment processing transactions, and other procedures as needed
        • Create documented accounting related processes and proceduresOther
          • Coordinate the tracking of all business-related driver damage items including but not limited to collection and entering damage information into a tracking system, coordinate with insurance company for claim processing and working with operations and accounting staff to work through the settlement process with customers
          • Data entry activities that may not relate to your core job duties Requirements include the following:
            • Bachelor's degree in accounting or accounting related field and minimum 2 years' experience working with cash processes or equivalent combination of education and experience required
            • Accounting related experience, preferably using the Sage software system or other similar software required
            • Intermediate Excel Skills required

Keywords: Granger Waste Services, Lansing , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Lansing, Michigan

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