• Location: San Fernando Valley, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #292
Manufacturer in San Fernando Valley is looking for a Staff Accountant to help with Accounts Receivable shared services support for the Accounting department across three (3) key areas, A/R, Cash Application and Customer Master Maintenance including various daily, weekly and monthly tasks including various account analysis and ensures that the customer masters are maintained and cash is applied accurately and promptly to customer accounts. The position interacts with Sales, Technical Center General Manager, Financial Services (Credit), IT, plant personnel, external auditors and the accounting organization. 


  • Processes credit memos and miscellaneous invoices as received, which includes reviewing them for accuracy, coding them for G/L posting, and engaging appropriate personnel to resolve any issues, as needed
  • Maintains the A/R clearing account schedule and follows up with sales personnel on any aged items
  • Prepares and distributes certain weekly, monthly, and quarterly A/R account reconciliations and analyses
  • Processes the monthly cash discount accruals, and the related quarterly analyses and journal entries
  • Reconciles, identifies, and works to resolve variances between the sub-ledger and the general ledger for various AR accounts
  • Updates specific Company policies and procedures, both plant and corporate, as needed
  • Participates in other ad hoc projects, as assigned
  • Performs daily cash application for incoming checks, wires and ACH payments in an accurate and timely manner
  • Sets up new customer master records and performs the maintenance on existing customer master records in the JD Edwards’ Address Book, as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in general accounting and/or accounts receivable
  • Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • General knowledge of US GAAP
  • Time-disciplined and detail-oriented
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills
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