Date Posted February 06, 2024
Industry Accounting
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.planet-pharma.com/

Description:

BASIC FUNCTION
Perform daily operations of sales accounting and accounts receivable. Process weekly plant payrolls. Serve as backup for General Accountant or Operations Accountant.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Sales Accounting & Accounts Receivable
• Process customer invoices.
• Prepare weekly expected sales reports and monthly comparative sales actual vs. budget reports.
• Maintain monthly sales reports, including sales in lbs. by customer and SKU.
• Calculate broker commission accruals and prepare earned commission payments.
• Monitor A/R aging on a weekly basis and collect past due accounts.
• Reconcile A/R balances; research, document and resolve outstanding amounts involving customer deductions. Prepare A/R adjustments for approval by sales account executives or other functional managers.

Payroll
• Process weekly plant payrolls.
• Prepare payroll journal entries for period-end closing.
• Submit check requests for payroll deductions (union dues, 401(k) contributions, garnishments).
• Prepare health & welfare and pension contributions for union employees.

Month-End Close
• Prepare journal entries to book vacation and sick accruals and pension for union employees.
• Reconcile balance sheet accounts and prepare appropriate adjusting entries: Reserve for Customer Chargebacks, Customer Deposits, Retailer Chargebacks Payable, Garnishments, Union Dues.

Accounts Payable
• Prepare backup paperwork (Invoice, Purchase Order and receiving documents) to process A/P checks.
Other
• Perform other projects assigned by Director of Finance

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration desirable
• 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
• Ability to effectively meet scheduled and ad-hoc project deadlines
• Demonstrated quick study and self-starter competencies
• A team player committed to high standards of professionalism

Nice to have:
• Sage 500
• Worked in a manufacturing environment.
• Cost accounting

Target pay $30-31/hr commensurate with experience

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