K5 Company Accounting Specialist Royal Oak, MI · Full time

Accounting Specialist

Description

At K5 Company, we are on the lookout for a dynamic and detail-oriented Accounting Specialist to join our finance team. We are seeking an individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, possesses a strong foundation in accounting principles, and is eager to contribute to the financial success of our organization.

Key Attributes:

  1. Expertise in AP and AR: The ideal candidate will have a solid background in managing both Accounts Payable and Receivable functions. Experience in handling invoice processing, payment management, and customer invoicing is crucial.
  2. Journal Entry Proficiency: We are looking for someone who is adept at preparing and posting journal entries to accurately reflect financial transactions. Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining meticulous records are essential.
  3. Expense Management Skills: Our ideal candidate will be well-versed in overseeing the expense management process, ensuring compliance with company policies, and identifying opportunities for cost-saving initiatives.
  4. ERP Systems Knowledge: The candidate should have a deep understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and a proven track record of implementing and optimizing their functionalities to enhance financial processes.
  5. Zoho Books Familiarity (Preferred): Familiarity with Zoho Books is a strong plus. If you have experience navigating and utilizing Zoho Books for accounting tasks, it will be considered a valuable asset.


Responsibilities:


1. Accounts Payable (AP):

- Process vendor invoices accurately and in a timely manner.

- Reconcile supplier statements and promptly address any discrepancies.

- Ensure payments are processed accurately and on schedule.


2. Accounts Receivable (AR):

- Generate and promptly send customer invoices.

- Monitor and follow up on overdue customer payments.

- Reconcile customer accounts and promptly address any billing inquiries.


3. General Ledger and Journal Entries:

- Maintain accurate and up-to-date general ledger accounts.

- Prepare and post journal entries as required.

- Assist in the month-end and year-end closing processes.


4. Financial Reporting:

- Assist in preparing accurate and timely financial statements.

- Analyze financial data and provide valuable insights to management.

- Contribute to budgeting and forecasting processes.


5. Payroll:

- Ensure accurate and timely processing of employee payroll.

- Collaborate with HR to maintain updated employee records.

- Handle payroll-related inquiries and promptly resolve any discrepancies.


6. Expense Management:

- Review and process employee expense reports.

- Ensure compliance with company policies and reconcile expenses.

- Assist in budgeting and forecasting for expenses.


7. Compliance and Auditing:

- Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations.

- Collaborate with auditors during internal and external audits.

- Implement and maintain effective internal controls.


8. Software Utilization:

- Utilize accounting software for efficient financial operations.

- Familiarity with Zoho Books is highly desirable.

- Stay updated on industry trends and best practices.


Qualifications:


- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.

- Proven experience as an Accountant or in a similar role.

- Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices.

- Detail-oriented with exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.

- Proficient in MS Office and accounting software.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.