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Summary

Supports the controller in maintaining financial reporting and daily cash management. Understands the workflow in accounts payable/receivable and a variety of other financial tasks as needed by performing the following:

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Requirements

Responsible for coordination of the month end closing process which includes producing and reconciling reports that provide a representation of the company’s financial position.

Responsible for producing month end reports in line with month end and year end fiscal calendars which requires occasional availability on month end weekends.

Responsible for cross training, understanding, and completing all aspects of processing weekly payroll, daily billing, cash receipts, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and check printing via fully integrated HRMS and Great Plains systems as needed.

Can assist in supporting all day-to-day functions of the accounting department where needed.

Understands how to process credit card payments.

Maintains detailed schedules for annual internal and third-party audits. Also responsible for coordinating annual reviews and/or audits with outside accounting firm as well as supporting schedules.

Strong commitment to accurately maintaining time sensitive information while performing in a multi-task/fast paced environment required.

Demonstrates the willingness, ability, and commitment to learn internal accounting computer and software systems unique to the company and corrugated industry.

Applies skills in MS Office products, particularly Excel, to process required documents and accounting work papers.

Meets with and communicates effectively with all levels of company personnel.

Works independently and as team member.

Offers accounting expertise when needed to support department processes.

Collaborates with controller to evaluate individual and department project needs and provides input on departmental processes to improve workflow.

Demonstrates a high level of confidentiality regarding all financial matters.

Other duties as assigned by the controller.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Accounting, from an accredited college or university preferred with a minimum of an Associates Degree (AS) in Accounting required.

Language/Communication Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business and accounting related correspondence, internal documents and procedures. Must be able to demonstrate a high level of communication skills both verbally and written. Ability to write memos/reports, business correspondence, and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, vendors and the public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to apply concepts and calculate figures related to basic math such as addition, subtraction, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and order of operations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, numerical, or schedule form.

Computer/Software Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge or experience with Great Plains and Text converter – preferred but not required. Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Workforce Now payroll experience preferred. Advanced level MS Office Products software, including Word and Excel required. Understanding of formula execution in Excel and the ability to navigate existing spreadsheets is a must.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

None required. Notary Public preferred.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in an office/cubical setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. May occasionally be required to conduct business in a manufacturing setting. Working remotely is not an option with this position.


    • Location: Biddeford
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$26 - $30