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Accounting Assistant (temporary position)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512640-851262
    • Job Location: Aliquippa, PA
    • Job Type: Temporary
    • Date Updated: May 05, 2023
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

ARDEX Americas (www.ArdexAmericas.com), is a Global industry leader in the manufacturing and development of high-performance specialty building materials.

We are seeking a temporary Accounting Assistant, to provide support across various accounting functions including Accounts Payable(AP) and Accounts Receivable(AP).  Experience with SAP is advantageous. 

This is a temporary position which could lead to a full-time post.

Located at our Corporate campus, 20 miles North of Pittsburgh International Airport

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain backup documentation files according to vendor assignments including purchase orders and signed paperwork
  • Match raw material invoices and other miscellaneous purchase invoices with purchase orders, correcting any discrepancies with the purchasing and logistics departments 
  • Review invoice documentation to ensure that payment terms (discounts), ACH information, and remittance addresses are correct in the SAP Accounts Payable mode
  • Prepare, mail checks, and file payment packets
  • Review Goods Receipt/Invoice Receipt (GRIR) report to ensure vendor invoices are processed.
  • Review monthly vendor statements for outstanding past due balances
  • Review and process semi monthly expense reports for ARDEX employees using online system
  • Process weekly freight and parcel billings using spreadsheet data from online portals
  • Support AP&AR with new vendor entry, AP mail and inbox, and check deposits as needed
  • Handle and process weekly ACH and check runs
  • Handle retail and warranty disputes and file claims through respective online portals
  • Post incoming payments into the system for AR to cover vacations and leave of absences

Experience and Skills:

  • Some experience in AR and/or AP is preferred
  • Experience with SAP or another integrated accounting system, purchase order and inventory forms, and system enhanced external database reports is preferred
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Effective and professional communicator
  • High emphasis on providing exceptional internal and external customer service
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to build effective working relationships within the department and across multiple business functions
  • Ethical judgment skills when under pressure and within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, and use hands and arms for extended periods
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds

 

Education

  • Associates Degree in Accounting or related field, or minimum high school diploma with relevant work experience.