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Mill Accounting Specialist


Job Responsibilities:


  • Fully trained to support Project Accountant in preparing invoice package for accounts payable processing for corporate support center.
  • Monthly review sales and use tax withheld to ensure all tax remittances are complete and accurate.
  • Integral part of the finance team to ensure an accurate and timely month end close.
  • Assist in preparing and analyzing various account reconciliations.
  • Reconcile shipments daily and work with logistics if sales invoicing issues exist.
  • Enter purchase requisitions and service entry sheets for administrative area.
  • Ability to independently plan, organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects and priorities with close attention to detail.
  • Responsible for weekly wood delivery reconciliation and processing.
  • Assist in managing mill activity on the unresolved invoice log and GRIR (Goods Received Invoice Received) and Mill liason with Fort Mill on accounts payable matters including resolving problems and responding to routine and non-routine inquiries relating to accounts payable records and office policy.  Expected to be a liaison between internal staff, departments and vendors.
  • Responsible for site vendor maintenance including processing of all new vendor requests and/or changes requested to vendor master data.
  • Participation in audit requests as needed.
  • Assist Finance Teams with other financial requirements, special projects and ad hoc requests from others.
  • Assist with answering the main telephone, transferring calls, greeting visitors, coordinating in-house meetings by reserving or providing meeting space, conference rooms, lunch and supplies Share ownership of office administration with others in the area including mail pick/up and delivery, office equipment maintenance, greeting visitors, meeting management.
  • May provide coverage as required for other accounting area functions, including some mill related coverage as required, and as schedule permits.
  • Participate in appropriate training and seminars as the need/opportunity arises.
  • Responsible for maintaining accessible, secure and organized filing system.
  • Responsible to share in the general housekeeping appearance of the administration offices.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Post-secondary education in a business related program with a minimum introductory level courses in financial accounting
  • Experience and Knowledge of basic principles & methods of recognized accounting practices including understanding of theories, principles, and practices of accounting, budgets, finance, and financial recordkeeping.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, in particular Word and Excel.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills required.
  • Ability to communicate (orally and in writing) in a professional manner when dealing with employees, vendors, and company contacts.

Nearest Major Market: Northern Michigan

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