Position Overview: Chiquita is looking for an entry-level Clerk Accounting to join the accounting team. We are looking for highly motivated individual who is detail oriented to assist within the Credit and Collections department and complete special projects as needed. The Clerk Accounting Position is responsible for assisting and supporting the accounting department with the creating of accurate financial statements, reconciliations statements, A/R functions and other accounting duties as assigned.
Detailed duties and responsibilities:
- Assist with A/R functions within the department (Review customers’ accounts, accounts receivable write-offs and deductions, billing adjustments, etc.).
- Researches and applies unallocated cash as instructed.
- Researches cash receipts, coding and posting of receipts.
- Month-end close responsibilities, which includes journal entries, accruals, reconciliations, etc.
- Support annual review process, assists with testing and analysis of controls.
- Respond quickly and accurately to questions from internal customers.
- Assist with error reports.
- Assist with information requests for budgets, historical information, and other business and financial needs.
- Communicate effectively with internal and external customers in a courteous and professional manner.
- Prepare reports as needed and requested.
- Assist with other projects and initiatives.
- Associates degree required.
- Minimum of 1 year in preparation and review of financial statements, as well as basic understanding of accounting systems, internal controls, process flows, and general accounting.
- Full cycle A/R experience.
- Good communication skills both written and verbal.
- Demonstrated attention to detail, organized and the ability to work independently.
- Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and good problem solving skills.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze information, develop standards and recommend process improvements.
- Demonstrated time management skills, ability to multi task and prioritize.
- Basic Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Word.
Job environment: General office environment. Standard office equipment available.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Chiquita Fresh North America
Company Website: www.chiquita.com
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