Staff Accountant/Accounts Payable Manager - Yakima, WA

Employer: Standard Paint

Job Description:
Job Description
Staff Accountant/Accounts Payable Manager:
This job contributes to Standard Paint’s success by assisting the Chief Operating Officer to manage all aspects of the accounting functions; ensuring the highest degree of accuracy and compliance with defined processes and procedures.

Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
 Manage the administrative assistant in completing daily bank reporting, including deposit and tax reconciliation.
 Process all general expense invoices; reviewing for appropriate charges, complete accurate general ledger coding, and acquisition of management approval where necessary.
 Manage Allpro bi-monthly payments, reconciling the statements, and contacting the vendor when appropriate to acquire missing invoices and credits.
 Process installer invoices by verifying costs on special orders, and completing accurate general ledger posting.
 Prepare accounts payable check runs on the 10th, 20th, and 25th of each month, process checks for mail delivery, match check stubs with vendor invoices, and file appropriately.
 Maintain active customer quotes in the system for all divisions.
 Reconcile corporate credit card statements, complete general ledger posting, and prepare payment for delivery.
 Manage the checkbook postings as needed, assuring all entries are posted timely and accurately.
Complete all freight claims and ensure payments are received and recorded.
 Proactively work with Benjamin Moore and PPG to acquire credits for defective materials and samples, and record the credits once received.
 Capitalize on opportunities to acquire refunds from the Co-op for various product and advertising expenses that qualify.
 Responsible for the setup of all new vendor codes, including new installers, assuring that appropriate licensing, insurance, and any other pertinent information is collected, maintained, and current.
 Annual preparation and delivery of the 1099’s.
 Preparation of all the front-end monthly journal entries, and assistance with the reconciliation and preparation of all remaining entries to complete the month-end closing process.
 Assist with answering the phones when necessary, and handle vendor/customer needs.
 Supervise the Accounts Payable Assistant in all duties; training and assisting with vendor invoice processing, identification of vendor credit opportunities, including the acquisition and application of each.
 Review selected vendor invoice postings prepared by the Accounts Payable Assistant for accuracy and file in preparation of payment.

Basic Qualifications
 Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
 Available to work a full-time schedule, extending beyond 40 hours per week when necessary.
 Basic accounting knowledge and experience supervising personnel (1+ year).
 High School diploma/GED

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 Ability to act with a customer comes first attitude and exceed customer expectations
 Ability to provide direction to others
 Effective communication skills
 Ability to work as a part of a team
 Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment

Physical Requirements:
This position is required to retrieve material from shelves and carry up to 30 lbs occasionally. The employee must be able to operate a computer and communicate via the telephone. This position must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, and additional hours as necessary.

Contact Person: Joel Jenft
Phone: 509-4583-3171
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Please send cover letter and resume to:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on July 24, 2019
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