Staff Accountant

US-NC-Cary
Job ID
2017-1134
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

MercuryGate solutions are designed to be The Future of Delivery. This same attribute applies to our dedicated team members, whose expertise and dedication have made MercuryGate an industry leader.

 

As a member of our team, you will have the ability to work with companies of all sizes, contributing actively in supporting their strategic supply chain initiatives. This opportunity will build your knowledge base and allow you to interact with some of the world’s most respected companies.

 

Are you ready to work in a fun, fast-paced and energetic environment that challenges you and rewards you for innovation, creativity and initiative? If so, join the MercuryGate team of champions by applying for our Staff Accountant opportunity today!

Job Summary & Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities

 

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the accuracy and timeliness in all functions of accounts payable and expense reports.

  • Manage accounts payable process from end to end
  • Oversee employee expense reimbursement process and maintain the software used for expense reports
  • Ensure on time processing of employee expense reimbursements while enforcing company travel and expense reimbursement policy
  • Ensure on time month end closing of AP including AP accruals and all related account reconciliations and analysis
  • Encourage electronic payments to vendors by credit card or ACH
  • Assist Accounts Receivable process by timely posting of deposits in accounting system
  • Monitor aging of payables and ensure on time payment to vendors
  • Administer corporate credit card and travel booking programs
  • Ensure 1099 reporting is accurate and on time.
  • Responsible for DUNS credit reporting and monitoring
  • Proactively and promptly respond to vendor inquiries concerning outstanding or disputed invoices
  • Ensure accurate coding to the general ledger in accordance with company policy
  • Follow through on invoices routed for approval to ensure timely and accurate entry in financial software
  • Assist team with process improvements and department efficiencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications & Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • At minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounting role
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products with an efficiency in Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to muti-task and respond to changing business needs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight month-end deadlines
  • Detail Oriented
  • Well organized and proactive
  • Ability to handle high volumes of work accurately and in a timely manner
  • Technology experience, specifically SaaS a plus
  • Excellent time management skills – can organize and prioritize multiple projects and meet specific deadlines
  • Ability to follow-up and drive for results/resolutions
  • A strong team player and able to work independently

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