Accounts Receivable Staff Accountant

Kalispell, Montana
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 20.00 - US$ 25.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Nikki Demars, Spherion
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Job Description

This position will lead the companies accounts receivable process ensuring prompt and accurate collection of all receivables including support of the credit management process. Assists the Accounting Manager and Credit Manager in improving process flow in AR and credit. Responsible for temporarily providing leadership support in the absence of the Credit Manager and/or the Accounting Manager by managing the processes and providing direction to the team. This shall include evaluating and making recommendations to improve processes in all areas of the department.

-Responsible for various aspects of the Credit process including but not limited to: processing credit applications for new account setups and assistance in managing the Credit inboxes, back-up support of credit daily processing as needed
-Responsible for various aspects of the Accounts Receivable process including but not limited to: Assisting in managing the Accounting inboxes, backup/support of AR daily processing as needed, reconciling the bank wires daily
-Reviews the monthly reconciliation of the AR Clearing, Chevron Clearing, 1789 Internal Accounts
-Assists Accounting Manager in Fixed asset management of the propane division
-May support the AR department by providing coverage, as needed, by temporarily performing the duties of AR team members.
-Continually seeks to improve the accounts receivable process to increase efficiency and productivity.
-May provide coaching and training to new and existing team members.
-Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks.
-Contributes to team effort by providing "back-up" assistance to colleagues and accomplishing related results as needed.
-Responsible for managing and maintaining office supplies, including but not limited to inventorying and ordering, working with various vendors to negotiate prices and resolve issues, respond to employee concerns regarding supplies
-Other duties as assigned

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

-Needs to be able to communicate professionally, be able to review sensitive material and understand the need for confidentiality,
- Be prepared to fill in for any position in the department as needed, work within time constraints and under pressure at times
-Possess the flexibility to change priorities as request by department head, keep track of all responsibilities in an ever changing environment


4-7 years

-Bachelor?s Degree in accounting or equivalent accounting/finance experience
-A minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting/finance or related field
-Organizational skills and computer and spreadsheet proficiency.

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