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STAFF ACCOUNTANT at AlterG
Fremont, CA, US

Summary:
We are looking for an energetic and capable Staff Accountant to join our finance team. You possess strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, knowledge of GAAP and bookkeeping procedures and proven track record of getting results in a team environment.  While your primary focus is accounts receivable & collections you can easily switch and handle general ledger & accounts payable tasks.  This role also serves as an auditor, ensuring that invoices are accurate and that proper accounting procedures are followed.  The position reports to the Accounting Manager.

The ideal person has refusal to fail attitude; balancing a team-oriented, collaborative approach with the ability to work well independently.  The candidate is goal orientated and will see challenges as opportunities and not be comfortable settling for the status quo. We are looking for partners to join our team who are continuously looking for ways to support our organization toward building successful customer relationships while reducing percentage of collections.

The successful candidate will have some experience in the following areas:

  • Accounts Receivable collections
  • Monthly GL account reconciliation including bank recons
  • Budget versus Actual analysis for financial reporting
  • Annual financial statement audit support
  • State Sales & Use Tax filing support
  • Corporate registration filing
  • This position will include high volume Business to Business collection calls and/or correspondence in a fast paced, goal oriented collections department
  • Provide excellent customer service regarding collection issues, process and review account adjustments, resolve client discrepancies
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with sales team
  • Process full cycle accounts receivable and assist in researching and reconciling any vendor discrepancies
  • Tracking collection communication with customers in NetSuite and conduct payment follow-up activities on outstanding accounts
  • Perform check deposits and cash applications (including ACH and CC)
  • Accounts Payable back up
  • Special projects as assigned

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors in Accounting
  • 2-4 years of working knowledge of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Collections (including application of payments)
  • Excellent customer service and communications skills (verbal and written)
  • Identify uncollectible accounts and acquires approval for Bad-Debt Write/off
  • Maintain relationships with collection agencies, when necessary
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • High attention to detail, goal orientated
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and proficiency in Excel
  • Experience maintaining GL Account reconciliations
  • Bachelor’s degree – Accounting or equivalent
  • Current hands-on experience with NetSuite or other mid-tier ERP systems a definite plus