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ACCOUNTING - ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE CLERK

Company: Gold Medal Bakery
Location: Fall River
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Gold Medal Bakery is a fourth-generation family-owned industrial bakery that operates around the clock to provide fresh-baked goods to area food stores, restaurants, and institutions in New England and beyond. Gold Medal prides itself as a team of quality people who share their reputation and tradition through bread.At Gold Medal Bakery, we follow three core values in every aspect of our business: Integrity, Commitment, and Caring. We pride ourselves on hiring and retaining high-quality people that showcase these core values in their work every single day.SUMMARY Responsible for functioning under general supervision to perform tasks involving receiving, sorting, tabulation, detail, verification, data entry and filing of documents to correctly apply checks received to customer accounts. Maintain customer file for updating and researching information to determine which invoices are being paid, or to resolve discrepancies. Handles telephone calls, emails or letters to ensure that information requested is given or received. Provides information and documentation to clarify customer invoices. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESOperates various office equipment such as an adding machine, calculator, copier and CRT station for data entry and information retrieval.Receives daily checks to be applied to customer authorized charge accounts. Sorts for application and enters into computer the payments by invoice identification. Resolves any discrepancies with the customer and notifies the Sales Department as required. Reconciles total amount of monies credited to the accounts to the daily deposit.Prepares accounts receivable billings for each customer account each week and generates special accounts receivable reports for customer.Prepares a miscellaneous cash posting report each period. Inputs data into General Ledger.Maintains periodic reports and records as directed by the Supervisor, ensuring accurate and complete files.Accuracy and quality of work is required. Is alert to correct or report any errors to supervision. Keeps area of assigned work neat and clean. Assists other employees when possible.Assists other department staff as time permits or as assigned for varied duties on answering telephones, and relief for absences. Does not change jobs procedures without authorization from a Supervisor.When regular duties are completed, notifies supervision for additional assignments.Performs all other related assignments and training of other employees as required by the Supervisor.Follows company policy to ensure safe work habits and conditions. Responsible for following all safety programs and procedures. Maintains a high state of safety awareness for Observes proper lifting technique.Pays special attention when walking or climbing stairways.Is alert to condition of walking surface and other people in order to prevent possible collision or accidents.The above job description is not intended to be all inclusive, but is to serve as a guideline for each job, and subject to change to meet the needs of Gold Medal Bakery or its customers.PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTSExerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. (Infrequently lifts boxes of documents 40-50 pounds.)Mental and visual ability typical of clerical, administrative and computer data entry. Performs repetitive tasks following simple instructions. Minimum visual standard for those preparing and analyzing data and figures such as a computer terminal, with extensive reading of figures and visual inspection for accuracy. Must be able to do basic math calculations to count, add, subtract, multiply and divide. Capable of moving up and down building stairways in a multi-level plant to reach job assignments and performing the tasks required in the office process. Tasks require manual dexterity to properly operate 10-key adding machine, computer keyboards and various other office equipment. Tasks require walking, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing. Capable of understanding simple task instructions and reading notices and schedules as posted on the bulletin board. Reads and understands company forms and documents for basic accounting functions. Excellent communication skills are required to interact with employees on a regular basis, responding to payroll and benefit questions. Works inside, protected from weather conditions, in a normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, noise, dust, etc. Normal indoor lighting.Work can occasionally produce a high level of mental/visual fatigue. Work is periodically performed under pressure. Must be able to be productive in a high-stress environment and meet stringent deadlines.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDPreparation and Training Work requires the ability to read, write and communicate and to perform basic math. Memory ability is of particular value in processing accounting functions. Ten-key calculator proficiency is needed.Work Experience2-3 years of accounts receivable experience requiredAssociates Degree required; Bachelors Degree preferredAnalytical Ability Some analytical ability is required. Analysis is done proofreading figures and selecting necessary steps to diagnose and correct errors.Independent Judgment And Consequence Of Errors Routine work performed under general supervision or in accordance with specific procedures. Unusual situations or errors of large amounts of money are referred to the Supervisor. Errors are quickly detected due to system and are corrected with no loss of time, money or customer good will.Contact With Others Occasional contact with other employees in Sales Department or office functions to process, verify and correct payment data. Frequent contact with customers to discuss status of statements or any additional information or documents needed for payment.Work Of Others Not responsible for the work of others.WHAT WE OFFER401k Plan with Company MatchMedical/Dental/Vision InsurancePaid Time OffPaid HolidaysPaid Sick TimeTuition Reimbursement/Scholarship EligibilityReferral BonusesEmployee Appreciation Events & More!Other details Job Family Accounting Pay Type Salary Required Education Associate Degree Apply Now

Keywords: Gold Medal Bakery, Fall River , ACCOUNTING - ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE CLERK, Accounting, Auditing , Fall River, Massachusetts

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