Purpose and Scope
The position of Accounting Specialist – Receivables is primarily responsible for receiving and depositing cash and checks into batches of like items for processing. The overarching goal is to build a continuously improving accounting system with integrity.
Essential Job Functions
Open, sort, and process daily incoming mail.
Identify and research incoming cash and checks to be sorted into batches of like items and handled appropriately.
Deposit checks through Remote Deposit System and prepare cash deposits to be taken to the bank.
Distribute batches to departments responsible for entry, and close and post batches upon completion.
Assist with the creation of credit card batches and handling of credit card inquiries as needed.
Assist with the handling of funds reported in International Outreach countries and correspondence with the Country Treasurers.
Support the monthly financial close process.
Handle confidential data.
Assist in the preparation of the annual audit.
Offer analysis to determine and prioritize workflow improvements.
Perform related and unrelated duties as required.
Reports To: Sr. Manager, Finance & Accounting
People Management Responsibility:None
Works Closely With: Finance Staff, Headquarters Staff
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Training & Development
Follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to use PC and widely-used software applications, especially Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to use RDS system.
Ability to learn new software applications as necessary.
Ability to provide analytical skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with all TGI Departments and Membership.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.
2-year degree or equivalent experience preferred
2-3 years’ experience with accounting processes including Accounts Payable, receivables or credit processing, RDS experience.
PC experience, especially in Microsoft Office applications and Microsoft Dynamics GP or similar software preferred.
Customer-oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Mature, responsible, driven and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Successful completion of a drug and background screen.
This Job Description is for general purposes and guidelines only and should not be considered all-inclusive. Neither does the receipt of this job description constitute an employment contract. Furthermore, it should be known that this list of job requirements is subject to change without written notice.