Progressive Components
  • 12-Nov-2021 to 11-Jan-2022 (CST)
  • Wauconda, IL, USA
  • Full Time
  • Progressive Components

Progressive Components has a great opportunity for the right candidate for a Staff Accountant in our Wauconda office. The position will provide assistance to our Finance Department and requires strong general accounting skills and MS Office experience.

Staff Accountant

  1. Preforms account receivables functions to include processing credit card payments, portal administration, customer returns and sales tax credits. Monitoring customer accounts, researching any account discrepancies/inquiries from customers.

  1. Responsible for credit risk analysis and customer portfolios with outsourced resource for collection services. Reviews all orders on hold and determines next steps. Reviews customer credit applications, analyzes creditworthiness, and determines initial payments terms and provides credit references for our customers.

  1. Ensures all customer information is accurate and up to date in the accounting systems. Manages customer exemption and resales certificates ensuring certificates are up to accurate.

  1. Processes daily bank activity and assists with bank account reconciliations, investigation of variances, and processes cash applications.

  1. Maintains the general ledger by assisting with monthly account reconciliations and month end close procedures. Performs necessary tax or government (local or foreign) filings as needed and assists with annual audit by gathering necessary information and investigating findings or discrepancies as need.
  2. Assists with accounts payable including properly entering vendor invoices into the accounting system, verifying payments and reconciling to the general ledger.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, or related field, required.
  • At least five years of related experience required.
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to correctly prepare tax reports.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.
  • General knowledge of foreign currency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

If you are hired, this position we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or alternatively, your submission of a written request for a medical or religious exemption.

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