JOB SUMMARY: The Cash Application Specialist is responsible for performing the administrative and general accounting functions relating to cash application, preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis, maintenance and distribution of reports, and supporting the Treasury and Accounting management teams.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None
Responsible for the daily cash application of customer receivables while working within various banking and internal accounting systems.
Responsible for working with Contract Management Services to obtain accurate cash application instructions from customers.
Researches posting discrepancies. Data enters miscellaneous adjustments and write-offs of customer receivables.
Maintains cash receipt documentation and customer sales tax information relating to accounts receivable and miscellaneous receipts.
Responsible for scanning weekly miscellaneous cash deposit to bank.
Prepares monthly journal entries for assigned general ledger responsibilities. Enters weekly work orders into accounting system.
Summarizes monthly NECS files, creating the journal entries to be recorded in the accounting system.
Analyzes and reconciles assigned balance sheet accounts for the holding companies and subsidiaries.
Prepares and distributes financial reports as they relate to assigned responsibilities.
Assists internal and external customers with problem resolution.
Assists with annual financial audit of the holding companies and subsidiaries.
Assists with implementing and maintaining financial controls and procedures.
Maintains accurate, organized and timely electronic and paper files.
Adheres to company policies and procedures as well as applicable state and federal regulations.
Maintains confidentially of data.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associate's degree in accounting or business management.
Two years of experience in accounting or a finance related field.
TECHNOLOGY, EQUIPMENT & TOOLS:
Proficient with Microsoft Office including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
Ability to utilize multiple software applications and systems including JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, and banking and cash management software.
Proficient with standard office equipment i.e. computer, phones, scanner, fax and copier.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Proficient knowledge of general accounting principles and practices including intercompany transactions.
Proficient knowledge of finance principles and financial reporting.
Possess strong mathematical and analytic skills.
Possess effective written and verbal communication skills.
Possess organizational skills.
Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to analyze documents and data.
Possess strong problem-solving skills.
Process improvement minded
Ability to engage and interact as a team member.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time and is occasionally required to bend and kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions and generally works in an office environment.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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