Accounting Supervisor - Midwest Trading - Virgil, IL

Full Time Year Around

To satisfy and meet customer expectations by supervising the administrative operations for Midwest Trading, Inc. Responsible for supervising day-to-day operations of accounts payable, accounts receivable and invoicing to insure accurate and timely completion of tasks. Supervisor will be directly responsible for invoicing and collections. Responsible for month-end closing processes and financial statement preparation. The Supervisor must have a strong background in and understanding of Accounting. Support company objectives by obtaining a thorough knowledge of Administrative and Accounting processes and to reach personal and professional goals in the process.

Essential Responsibilities:
Recruit, select, hire, supervise, train and motivate administrative team (AP Specialist) to achieve company and department objectives
Responsible for:
Accounts Payable – Oversee the Accounts Payable Specialist. Responsible for understanding the MT general ledger and ensuring vendor invoices are correctly coded and paid per schedule. Understand of applicability of sales and use taxes. Review sales tax submissions. Ensure accuracy of accrued sales tax account. Review bank reconciliation and resolve discrepancies.
Accounts Receivable - Manage and process customer credit applications. Review delinquent accounts on a regular basis. Perform collection activity, document results, and provide information per customer's request. Recommend bad debt write-offs and attorney reviews. Understand how to update and create customer master data in Ross. Prepare monthly customer statements.
Invoicing and Credit Notes– Responsible for processing orders into invoices, direct invoices and credit notes on a daily basis including goal updates. Be a backup for processing invoices via the point of sale system. Email, mail and fax invoices as required. Review, implement and support procedures that ensure that tax forms are maintained as required.
Inventory – understand inventory item numbers and products. Update inventory receipts from receiving or shipping documents as necessary.
Support Finance Operations
Perform month-end close. Make appropriate journal entries. Generate, review and distribute monthly financial reports including the income statement, balance sheet and trial balance. Also responsible for budget related reporting.
Assist in year-end close and reporting. Compile information for year-end and other audits.
Budgeting:
Responsible for managing depreciation schedules and depreciation budgets.
Support and assist with capital, labor and operating budget process. Manage individual budgets as assigned.
Assist with project work and strategic planning initiatives as defined by the Comptroller, President and Ownership.
Preferred Experience:
Minimum 4 years of general accounting experience
Minimum 4 years Supervisory experience
Knowledge & Skills Required:
Ability to communicate effectively, accurately, and concisely
Desire to work in a small business and entrepreneurial environment
Proven track record
Ability to wear many hats
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to understand and protect confidential information
Experience in general accounting
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Education:
Minimum of 2 year degree preferred – business or accounting
About Midwest Groundcovers:

Join the Midwest team! We strive to attract and retain the best talent in our industry and consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. We offer full-time, full-time seasonal and part-time employment across many different types of positions and experience levels. Midwest has grown through dedication to customer service and we are continually seeking those who share that desire to join our team. Our past accomplishments and success in the Green Industry are a direct reflection of the quality of our employees – join us and help us to build the future!


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