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Mayhew Steel Products, Inc Staff Accountant - Accounts Receivable in Turners Falls, Massachusetts

TURNERS FALLS Staff Accountant - Accounts Receivable Description Mayhew Tools is looking to hire a Staff Accountant - Accounts Receivable to lead the daily business processes related to Accounts Receivable. Job Characteristics Maintain AR Masterfile data Run credit checks, assessing whether a customer is creditworthy and set credit limits for all qualifying customers Obtain tax exemption certificates to ensure proper filings Process incoming checks for deposit to bank and post payments to customer accounts Analyze customer accounts including running aging reports, initiating contact with customers regarding past-due invoices Research and resolve account discrepancies in a timely manner (i.e. short payments, over payments) Assist Controller in developing cash receipt projections Calculate commission for sales representatives and resolve any discrepancies Maintain sales representative database and shipping code database Support month-end close with AR and cash reconciliations Support other accounting employees as dependent on work flow Required Skills Knowledge of general ledger and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) Experience with collections, order entry and billing procedures Strong mathematical and accounting background Experience with Microsoft Office, principally Excel and Outlook Close attention to detail in a fast-paced environment Written and verbal English communication skills Able to work with a team to accomplish company goals Willingness to keep and maintain a clean and safe work environment Adherence to attendance policy Required Education/Experience Associates degree or better in accounting or a related field At least 2 years of experience working in AR as well as general ledger exposure Preferred Education/Experience Experience with Macola or general MRP exposure