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Accountant II

Raleigh, NC 27609

Posted: 02/21/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 547121 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Accountant II
Contract - 12 months
Hybrid – Raleigh, NC
Pay Range: $33.00-$35.00/hr

Must Haves:
  • High School Diploma + 6 years’ exp., Associates Degree + 5 years’ exp. Bachelor’s Degree + 4 years’ exp. or Master’s Degree + 2 years’ exp.
  • 2 years of Accounts Receivable Experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of US GAAP
  • Advanced Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • Experience with process development and improvement

  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience in a multinational organization

Job Summary/Description:
The Accounts Receivable Accountant II, Global Financial Solutions, will be responsible for recording accounts receivable invoices, handling collections, applying customer receipts, and resolving discrepancies in the US region. In addition, the Accounts Receivable Accountant will be responsible for month end close activities and will provide support to the Customer Service team relating to customer maintenance.
The ideal candidate will be proactive, self-motivated, results-oriented, and possess a high attention to detail while able to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • Maintains accounts receivable processes and systems in ERP system. Primarily transact in ERP but may support legacy systems from acquired companies.
  • Heavy cash applications reporting and data mining/reporting
  • Generate invoices and credit memos and manage collections
  • Post discounts, allowances, price differences, returns and other charge backs to customer accounts timely and accurately
  • Coordinate regularly with customer service team to research and resolve chargeback claims
  • Maintain customer master data and customer documentation
  • Assist in the timely and accurate preparation of journal entries (with appropriate supporting documentation) for the month end close and accounting transactions
  • Follow the process to close the Accounts Receivable subledger in ERP system
  • Assists in maintaining, reconciling and resolving reconciling items in P&L and balance sheet ledger accounts
  • Prepare analysis and schedules for management as well as internal and external auditors
  • Responsible for customer maintenance
  • Identify problems which may arise within their defined function and exercise judgment to determine appropriate follow-up action
  • Provide back up support to co-workers
  • Maintain appropriate internal controls and uphold company policies & procedures

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School degree and six years’ experience or Associate degree and five years’ experience or Bachelor's degree and four Years’ experience or Masters' degree and two years’ experience
  • 2 years of accounts receivable experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of US GAAP
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft tools (Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with process development and process improvement

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous Pharma / Biotech experience
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience in multinational organization

Personal Attributes
  • Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail.
  • Ability to proactively & effectively analyze & resolve problems.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables.
  • Ability to respond flexibly and empathetically to customer needs, managing their expectations effectively.
  • Ability to work in a global team environment and communicate effectively with both internal & external business partners of all levels
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