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Accounting Clerk

at SMG in Bossier City, Louisiana, United States

Job Description

Employment Type: Full-time Position: Accounting Clerk Department: Finance FSLA Status Salary/Exempt Reports To: Senior Accounting Manager Regular/Temporary: Regular Summary This position handles various aspects of accounting for the company. As such, has a direct responsibility for maintaining General Ledger accounts, administering, and processing Accounts Receivables, administering all aspects of billing/collections, preparing journal entries, and posting to the General Ledger. Cash accounting including receipts and bank reconciliation and producing various accounting and financial reports. The Accounting Clerk works under the supervision of the Senior Accounting Manager Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Develop and maintain financial record keeping and reporting system, monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to financial or budgetary aspects * Compile, calculate and prepare events’ settlements and/or related functions * Monitor and follow-up on receivables that have been outstanding for usually long periods of time * Ensure that all General Ledger accounts are reconciled to subsidiary records on a monthly basis, and compile reports to show statistics such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivables, profit and loss statement including tax reports * Review reconciliations to ensure that they are prepared properly and follow-up on any unusual items, including maintenance of general ledger, analysis of financial data, payroll, accounts receivables, accounts payable and other related activities * Maintain internal audit controls and conduct periodic audits as directed by Director of Finance * Post cash receipt, accounts receivables receipts, and accounts receivable invoices * Audit Petty Cash monthly and as needed for replenishment * Prepares proper calculation of Sales and Use Tax to file sales returns as due every 20th of the month * Assist in budget preparation/forecast * Assist in Box Office operations as needed * Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Accounting Manager and/or the General Manager * Knowledge of principles and techniques of organization, budget, maintaining financial /statistical records * Must have an effective written and verbal communication skill, ability to pay attention to detail and maintain confidentiality * Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to effective working with a diverse staff are essential to successfully carry out the duties of this position * Skilled in computer applications such as Windows Microsoft software including Word, Excel and computerized accounting systems * Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines, work effectively under pressure and produce accurate results. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Must have strong organizational skills * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Must have knowledge of basic accounting principles * Must Have excellent interpersonal skills * Must have attention to detail * Must have good oral and written communication skills * Must be able to adapt to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands, frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events * Must have extensive knowledge of MS Office * Must have the ability to interact with all levels of staff including management and clients * Must have the ability to function independently with minimal supervision * Knowledge of Peachtree software * Must pass background and credit check * This position requires working extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed. * Periodic travel may be required for job training or assisting at other facilities. * Education and/or Experience * Associates Degree preferred or similar combination of education and experience * Minimum 2 years accounting experience required with concentration in payables, and/or journal entries. * Excellent math skills * Strong Microsoft Excel skills; knowledge of word processing software; willing to learn and use accounting and financial reporting software. * Experience with Microsoft Dynamics software a plus. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours during events; talk and hear. This position may require work inside or outside of the building, as needed by events. Note The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. ASM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact 318-747-2501 ext. 0. Dr. Teresa M. Manley Director of Event Services & Human Resources Designee ASM Global — Brookshire Grocery Arena 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr. Bossier City, LA 71112 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Job Posting: JC191062994

Posted On: Aug 28, 2021

Updated On: Oct 16, 2021