• Accountant I

    Job Location US-MI-Novi
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/27/2018 7:51 AM)
  • Overview

    Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifuku.com/us/), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


    The company is currently seeking an entry level A/R Accountant.


    Position Summary/Primary Purpose

    Provide general support of a financial transaction. This position reports to the Accounting manager. In this role, responsibilities will include the accuracy and timely preparation of Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Reporting.


    Major Areas of Responsibility

    • Process invoice by verifying with supporting documents
    • Prepare bills and invoices
    • Prepare daily bank deposit
    • Process cash receipts by recording cash, checks, wires and credit card transactions
    • Research unapplied cash receipts
    • Organize and maintain retention files for required period of time
    • Process valid or authorized deductions
    • Send customer statements
    • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to the GL
    • Generate accounting reports
    • Provide management reports
    • Process Credit Card Transaction


    Basic Broad Knowledge

    • Computer Programs— Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • English Language— Knowledge of structure and content of English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.


    Basic Skills & Abilities

    • Strong analytical and quantitative competencies
    • Ability to multi-task and solve problems
    • Possess intellectual agility; readily accepts challenges of unfamiliar task.
    • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively even when relating complex information. Expresses ideas in a concise and organized manner.
    • Strong organizational, planning and documentation skills.
    • Dependable and trustworthy
    • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Typing speed/ 40WPM. Word Per Minute (WPM) is measured by calculating how many words (5 characters/keystrokes = 1 word) you can type in 1 minute.


    Education & Experience

    • Associates degree is preferred
    • 1 – 3 years experience accounting experience.  Accounts Receivable experience is a plus.
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Office and Share Point)
    • Knowledge/Experience with Accounting Software and EDI, preferred
    • SAP knowledge and experience preferred.


    Demonstrated Physical Abilities

    Remain stationary for 50% of the time; move/traverse throughout the office to access file cabinets and office equipment; operate a computer and other productivity machinery; inspect documents; communicate with others through talking/hearing; read/identify/assess forms and correspondence.


    Jervis B. Webb Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


    Jervis B. Webb offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more


    At this time our company only receives applications online. If you need assistance applying online to this position, please call 248-553-1233 and leave a message and your call will be returned.


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