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Accounting Associate

Company: Greater Austin Merchants Cooperative Association
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description:The Greater Austin Merchant Association, Inc. is one of the leading independent convenience store cooperatives in the nation. GAMA provides many benefits and creates value to its members. GAMA operates a full-service warehouse and distribution center supplying goods and services to the convenience store industry.General Summary: The accounting team is growing quickly and is looking for someone interested in great career growth potential and a great benefits package. This position as Account Associate is very fast-paced, and requires strong accounting skills, organization, accuracy, attention to details and extensive customer service experience. This position will also provide accounting & administrative assistance. Coding/processing invoices including reviewing all invoices against existing, confirming work completed logging expenses on a tracking spreadsheet, working to resolve any discrepancies, and ensuring timely and accurate payment. If you are a self-starter with high attention to detail, you are exactly who we are looking for!Minimum Qualifications - 1-2 years AP/AR experience in a fast-paced environment- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, and Excel- Effective communication (verbal/written), organizational and interpersonal skills- Ability to prioritize, coordinate, multi-task, and demonstrate initiative- Work well independently and as a team- Processing accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures- Comparing purchase orders, prices, terms of payment and other charge- Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors- Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances- Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues- Maintain vendor files- Record and maintain credit card transaction in QB- Support team in special projects when neededDuties/Responsibilities:--- Review status of delinquent accounts daily and initiate collection action by contacting customers--- Communicate information, as requested to shippers, customers, the sales/marketing department and other stakeholders--- Take care of payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports in compliance with GAAP--- Confirm documents and codes--- Reconcile bank accounts, posting and balancing financial data in different ledgers--- Be an ambassador of the mission, values, and culture of the organization--- Complete a wide range of basic accounting tasks in accordance with standard procedures, including general accounting tasks--- Assist in setting up payment plans; contact clients to help resolve payment issuesEducation and Experience:- Associates degree in related field, Accounting Certification or equivalent work experience- Intermediate to advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Office ToolsPhysical Requirements:- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.- Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.What We Offer:- Benefits from Day 1- 401k, Medical, Dental, Vision, STD- Life Ins, Accident & Gap Ins- Vacation and Sick Leave- Retail Holiday Schedule (4 paid holidays)The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change.GAMA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Greater Austin Merchants Cooperative Association, Austin , Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Austin, Texas

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