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Staff Accountant

Company: FC Lighting
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Staff Accountant will provide support to the accounting department by managing accounting tasks including, customer invoicing and credit, credit and collections, bank reconciliations, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. The role will also support accounting management in the closing and reconciling of the financial books, management of the commissions program, and assistance with the year-end review.

Essential Functions:
Support month-end close by processing and posting journals entries, ensuring all business transactions are recorded.
Prepaids, debt, accrued payroll accounts, etc. as per accounting checklist.
Assist in the processing and reconciliation of month end balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines.
Process and post customer invoices.
Manage the commission and overage program including but not limited to, audit commission and overage at order entry point, calculation and recording of commission and overage accrual, substantiation of commission and overage accrual, issuance of agency commission statements, and commission and overage payment distribution.
Manage the transactional Accounts Payable function ensuring critical KPI (e.g., DPO, RNI) are achieved.
Manage the collections process keeping DSO at required levels and past dues to a minimum. Analyze new customer applications for open credit making recommendation to for limits.
Perform monthly bank statement reconciliation.
Apply daily cash receipts to customer accounts.
Process and post credit memos.
Support the yearend review/audit process.
Serve as back-up payroll processer for Human Resources.
Provides financial information by preparing special reports; completing special projects and various financial analysis projects including, but not limited to, annual budget preparation, acquisition analysis, and proforma reporting.
Other duties assigned.

Position Qualifications

Core Value Required:
1. Continuous Improvement Mindset
2. Passionate
3. Pride in your Work
4. Team Player
5. Can-Do Attitude

FC-SSL Lighting Inc. Traits Required:
1. Financial Aptitude
2. Cooperation/Teamwork
3. Communication
4. Reliability
5. Detail-Oriented

Skills & Abilities
Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Experience: 2-3+ years of Accounting and/or Finance experience.
Computer Skills: Intermediate Microsoft Office suite
ERP Epicor experience a plus
Certifications & Licenses: CPA preferred but not required.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: FC Lighting, Elgin , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Charles, Illinois

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