General Accountant, Manufacturing, Hybrid, Boston, Ma

Boston Permanent USD65,000 - USD75,000
  • Incredibly generous benefits program!
  • Position will grow into a more senior role - a company that promotes within!

About Our Client

Our client is the leader in plastics manufacturing and is looking for a general accountant to grow with their successful team. The client is focused on employee development and "up-skilling" of employees to help train and develop them for more senior roles in the future and organically growing them into more senior roles.

Job Description

The successful candidate will posses the following responsibilities:

  • Month end close activities including journal entry preparation, account reconciliations and report preparation.
  • Maintain and balance GL accounts bu verifying, allocation, posting and reconciling transaction as well as resolving discrepancies.
  • Cash management including daily cash report, bank reconciliations, short-term projections, financing cost reduction activities, etc.
  • Assist in the annual physical asset review.
  • Complete banking, A/R, A/P, and A/P Un- vouchered Account Reconciliations monthly, correctly resolve any financial discrepancies in these accounts before the closing period.
  • Coordinate the month-end inter company reconciliation with Daikin America for A/R and A/P to validate related Transactions are eliminated from corporate level financials.
  • Assist in annual physical assets review.
  • Complete monthly inventory cycle counts and related reporting for accurate inventory valuation.
  • Maintain daily banking activity, ensuring the ERP system matches bank records.
  • be able to complete payment return cycle
  • Validate invoice quantities in the ERP system by matching shipments and invoice customers daily.
  • Release customers from hold status as directed, save appropriate documentation in shared directory and Accounts Receivable database. Communicate with shipping and customer service, as needed.
  • Maintain customer data - credit terms, hold status, email, and contact information. Update invoice terms if credit terms are changed.
  • Apply customer receipts daily based on banking information received.
  • Make daily collection calls, involving Sales and Customer Service, as necessary. Keep detailed records and follow credit policy procedures as applicable.
  • Respond to customer and internal requests for information within 24 hours.
  • Achieve individual/company targets for cash collections and reduction of past due balances.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will posses the following skills and qualifications:

  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Communication - Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Microsoft Excel and Access proficiency
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting/ Finance or related field.
  • 1-3 Years of experience handling general accounting tasks preferred.

What's on Offer

The position will come with the following:

  • Generous base salary
  • 401k with company match
  • Health, dental and life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Generous profit sharing
  • career progression and continued training and development
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Job summary

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Financial Accounting
Industrial / Manufacturing
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