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Accounting Administrator

Company: Kee Safety
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Accounting AdministratorAre you motivated and driven? Do you have a desire to help solve problems?Do you want to be part of a company that is growing strategically and excited about change?Join the Kee Safety team as our newest Accounting Administrator in our Buffalo, NY office.Who is Kee Safety?Separating People from Hazards is our life's work. Kee Safety, Inc. is the North American business operation of Kee Safety, Ltd. in the United Kingdom. We maintain a strong sales presence here in the USA with our manufacturing and warehouse center headquartered in Buffalo, New York.Kee Safety is the leading global supplier of safety systems and solutions. When you join the Kee Safety Team, you are not only aligning yourself with the leading safety and fall prevention experts in North America but with people who are passionate about fall prevention, safety, and who care about their company and its customers.What Can We Offer You?We are most proud of our employees and our culture. We believe in our employees and understand that when they are engaged and they are happy - they will thrive and our business will grow.Our corporate culture includes:--- A strong, collaborative work environment--- Training and development opportunities for personal and professional growth--- Development programs created to empower our team--- Life-long friendshipsKee Safety provides some of the best benefits around:--- 401k plan with excellent match and bonus contribution--- A comprehensive benefits program that includeso Medical plans starting at $0 and a $250 wellness cardo Vision and dental coverageo Life and disability coverage paid 100% by the CompanyWhat Makes this Job Awesome?The Accounting Administrator is responsible for general accounts receivable - including collections and accounts payable as part of the day-to-day requirements. This position interfaces with all work groups within the company as well as other sister companies. How Will You Do This? We measure impact by your successful ability to: --- Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department; as well as other internal and external customers--- Accurately prepare and maintain accounting documents and records--- Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements--- Reconcile accounts in a timely manner--- Daily entry of key data of financial transactions in the accounting system--- Research, track and resolve accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies--- Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws--- Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas--- Accounts Receivable functions:o Responsible for intercompany account reconciliationo Make collection calls to delinquent accounts on a regular basiso Responsible to send out month end customer statements where appropriateo Review all accounts on a yearly basis for two years of inactivity and place on permanent hold pending credit re-review upon placing of the next ordero Responsible for posting customers check to their A/R accounto Responsible for notifying customer service/inside sales when checks are short paid with the appropriate paperwork so that customer service can resolve the issue/issueso Responsible for posting intercompany wire transfers to the intercompany accounts--- Accounts Payable functions:o Input AP invoices into computer systemo Issue checks to pay vendors on a weekly basiso Post wire transfer to intercompany accountso Review all freight bills to verify that customer was charged when prepaid and add and that the amount was above our costo Review all vendor invoices for billing errorso Seek approval from the appropriate personnel for all AP invoiceso Issuance of 1099's at year end--- Assist in bank reconciliations by putting checks in numeric order--- Mail distribution when the receptionist is out--- Post wire transfer to the UK to intercompany accounts--- Assist with monthly accruals and prepayments at month end--- Assist with the accurate recording of fixed assets, to include the production of Capital Expenditure Requests, month end routines, and the maintenance of the fixed asset register--- Processing of intercompany invoices including the reconciliation of intercompany accounts at month end--- Compiling and analyzing goods in transit accruals/inventory purchases at a month end--- Perform other tasks as assigned by your supervisor.

We Want to Hear from You If:--- Associates Degree in accounting or 2-4 years proven accounting experience, preferably in an AR or AP capacity--- Excellent knowledge of MS Office products, especially Excel--- Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports--- Experience in a multi-site organization would be an advantage--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills--- Ability to proactively recognize problems and resolve--- Excellent time management, prioritization and organization skills--- Strong attention to detail and accuracy--- Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasksIndividual characteristics This position requires a self-directed, forward thinking and energetic person who is results oriented and capable of professional and detailed follow through. Other qualities of a Successful Accounting Clerk are:--- Must possess a strong pro-active attitude to work, and view the finance function as a truly added value function within a business--- The ability to learn and adapt in a growing environment--- A thirst for knowledge, especially for career development--- Professional interaction with staff all timesJoin our team and grow with us, there is a world of possibilities here at Kee Safety, Inc.!Kee Safety Inc., is an equal opportunity employerPM20PI160723771

Keywords: Kee Safety, Buffalo , Accounting Administrator, Accounting, Auditing , Buffalo, New York

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