Heritage Environmental Services, LLC
  • Accounting
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Health/Dental, Vision,Critical Illness, Accident, Life, Disability, 401K with company match, Profit Sharing, Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Reimbursement.


Primary Purpose

To ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the financial statement by providing accurate and timely processing of key financial statement inputs such as accounts payable and receivable. The Operational Accountant will also provide proper fiduciary control over the company's financial resources.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Work with Accountants and Company employees to ensure inputs to the financial statements are accurate and reliable in both the accounts payable and customer cash application processes.
  • Utilize Payables System to enter vendor invoices, review check disbursements, and ensure payment to vendors based on vendor terms.
  • Enter payable vendor invoices related to purchase orders & non-purchase orders.
  • Review vendor invoices & supporting documentation to assure accuracy of invoice.
  • Responsible for understanding how the purchase order system works and the impact it has on the financial statement. Additionally responsible for ensuring the field is using the purchase order system correctly.
  • Understand how the payable process impacts the financial statement and company performance.
  • Work to ensure that sales tax is being properly collected and remitted to the appropriate states.
  • Ensure all internal & external questions related to AR/AP are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Apply payments from customers and ensure customers' outstanding aging balance is accurate and up to date.
  • Works on aging issues >45 for all locations in conjunction with AC's, AR's, and Sales Managers. Makes sure all information is being documented in PS. This includes written and verbal communications with the customer to help resolve any issue.
  • Maintains data and informs Area Manager and/or Senior Management of customers with outstanding invoices >120 days where no progress is being made, and recommends next steps including collection letters, interruption of service , and/or possible legal action.
  • May investigate non routine problems with unapplied cash.
  • Organizes monthly DSO calls with each location and ensures everyone has current AR metrics and makes them known and visible.
  • Works closely with Accounting Manager to improve operational accounting processes and procedures. .
  • Review and reconcile balance sheet accounts.
  • Works with Accounting Managers and Controller on special financial projects.

 

Heritage believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the company to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

 

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required.

Experience: 0-3 years' experience required.  Recent college grads encouraged to apply.

Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with internal and external customers. Strong decision making skills. Strong writing skills. Strong knowledge of computers, and Accounting software (i.e. PeopleSoft). Ability to influence or negotiate. Must be very organized and able to prioritize effectively. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

 A post offer drug screen will be required. A post offer background check may be required.                 

EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled

 

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