Accountant

Kenosha, WI 53144

Posted: 05/19/2024 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 44797

Job Description


Senior accountant - freight (hybrid)

 

What does the Freight team do?

 

The Freight team reconciles, codes and prepare docs for overseas to process the invoices in JDE. We are a steppingstone to the billing department so all invoices need to be accurate and complete on time.

 

 

 

What you'll do

 

As a Staff Accountant on the Finance team, you will support the day-to-day accounting function, prepare account reconciliations, and journal entries for month end close, track all movements in freight accounts, assist with actual vs. plan variance analysis, and assist with compliance reporting. This position will report to the Freight Supervisor and will also work closely with the Senior Accounting Manager. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a fast-paced casual environment, solving interesting problems and enjoy detail-oriented tasks.

 

 

 

Below is a sample of role responsibilities:

 

Download freight data files for consolidation and reconciliation.

Reconcile invoices and orders to ensure they are recorded accurately for either incoming or outgoing shipments.

Identify and troubleshoot invoicing errors and discrepancies.

Work with cross-functional teams on understanding operations and freight services by client

Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations for accuracy, verifying audit substantiation and ensuring reconciling items clear in a timely manner.

Ensure freight pay and billing processes comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance guidelines.

Assist with month-end cutoff and accounting for accruals.

Provide audit documentation within deadlines for Sarbanes-Oxley Testing & other audit requests.

Ad Hoc reporting as necessary

 

 

Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

Strong organizational skills, problem-solving, with excellent communication skills.

Strong Excel skillset is an absolute must (Pivot table creation, VLOOKUP, If/then formulas, etc)

Experience with ERP i.e., JD Edwards/AS 400 queries preferred.

General ease learning new systems and tools.

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