Accounting Supervisor

POSITION SUMMARY:

For problem-solvers and the analytically inclined:  Work in a fast-paced, start-up environment for an established Chicago headquartered telecommunications and technology company.   Gain broad exposure to finance and accounting by leading various aspects of the Company’s corporate finance functions. Reports directly to the Controller and is a key position in Access One’s finance team.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Financial Reporting

  • Lead the month end close process
  • Assist with the monthly management reporting and budget variance analysis
  • Prepare month end journal entries relating to assigned reconciliations
  • Prepare month end reconciliations such as:
    • Cash
    • Accounts receivable
    • Fixed Assets
    • Customer Acquisition Costs
    • Accrued COGS

Accounts Receivable

  • Lead month end reporting process which includes customer account aging, cash application reconciliation, and analyzing bad debt accounts for monthly write offs
  • Direct and oversee Senior Credit & Collections specialist
  • Supervise credit analysis on new and existing business customers, handle escalations of complex submissions to ensure company policies are followed
  • Process month end batch of customer auto payments
  • Oversee customer payment processing system (authorize.net)
  • Acts as advanced resource for resolution of customer account balance discrepancies, research and provide responses to internal personnel and customers 
  • Oversee monthly monitoring of delinquent accounts, initiating reminder notices and service suspensions when necessary
  • Expense reimbursement system (Tallie) administration and processing:  
    • Lead the update of the system to sync with accounting system (Intacct)
    • Audit weekly expenses reports and monthly AMEX reports for policy compliance

Other

  • Prepare 1099 forms at year end
  • Assist in ad hoc accounting and finance projects
  • Identify areas for potential greater operating efficiencies within the company through analysis of operating and financial data
  • Develop knowledge of Telecom and IT industry trends and vernacular

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree with Accounting concentration required

Experience:

5 or more years of experience in accounting reconciliations and general accounting duties or 2 or more years in public accounting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced level Microsoft Excel (e.g. Vlookups, pivot tables with efficient navigation) and proficiency in other Microsoft applications
  • Ability to work and think independently applying appropriate principles, theories, concepts and technologies
  • Demonstrated commitment to accuracy, thoroughness, and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a dynamic environment
  • Superior time management skills required to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and external vendors
  • Effective at building strong working relationships at all levels of the organization in a fast-paced environment 
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and financial statements
  • Interest in telecom and technology industries

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

    Access One Inc