IDEX Accountant I in Geismar, Louisiana

Title: Accountant I

Business Unit: Aegis Flow Technologies

Location:

6041 Industrial Dr

Geismar, Louisiana, 70734

United States

Function: Finance

Description:

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, we make thousands of products that are mission critical components in everyday activities. If you or a family member is battling cancer or another life-threatening disease, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our IDEX Health & Science team. You can enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables thanks in part to Banjo, an IDEX company. Banjo valves are used on the agriculture sprayers that apply fertilizer on crops. And if you were ever in a car accident, the Hurst Jaws of Life®/LUKAS® tool may have rescued you.

Founded in 1988 with three small, entrepreneurial manufacturing companies, we’re proud to say that we now call 40 diverse businesses around the world part of the IDEX family. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global $2+ billion company committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives. For more information, visit www.idexcorp.com.

Job Duties:

  • Manages AP. Includes: Customer Vendor Relations, and the AP disbursement handles all check disbursements, and gathering of information for 1099’s.

  • Manages accounting functions including maintenance of, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash management; ensures accuracy and timeliness.

  • Develops, implements and maintains procedures, including accounts payable functions, accounts receivable functions and cash management to ensure adherence to company guidelines.

  • Assists in monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information; ensuring accuracy of financial statements.

  • Provides accounting assistance to sales team and customer service staff; responds to financial questions/concerns to meet business needs.

  • Posts customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions.

  • Posts revenues by verifying and entering transactions form lock box.

  • Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, customer service departments, and from customers;

  • Retrieve bank balance and transaction information.

  • Maintain multiple Excel spreadsheets recording and reconciling daily cash balances, transactions and/or volume used for daily, monthly and quarterly reporting.

  • Verify and input funds transfer, ACH and/or Wire transactions.

  • Adhere to strict deadlines as functions and activities must be completed within daily time constraints and service level expectations of the business unit.

  • Interface directly with bank personnel as well as corporate and divisional personnel to resolve cash management issues and obtain authorizations as necessary.

  • Provide our internal and external customers with the best customer service possible.

  • Prepare and fact-check invoices before sending them to customers

  • Maintain and update general ledger, discussing anomalies with supervisors

  • Prepare, fulfill and distribute checks

  • Request and process W-9 forms from new vendors

  • Prepare and process wire transfers.

  • Enter and balance accounts receivable and payable on a monthly basis

  • Participate in weekly customer complaint meetings to determine course of action for returnedproduct.

  • Maintain orderly financial filing system

  • Handle office interactions with outside visitors. This includes greeting and directing guests, answering phone inquiries, and handling requests or complaints in a professional manner.

  • Coordinate communication between various departments with customer holds and releases.

  • Operate and maintain office machinery, including copiers, fax machines and printers

  • Perform other accounting and clerical functions to support supervisors

  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential

  • Assist with other accounting projects in the office

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years' experience in an accounting function, specifically with AP, AR, and general ledger

  • Associate's Degree in Accounting, preferably Bachelor's Degree in an Accounting-related area

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software.

  • Experience with QuickBooks and JDE.

  • Working knowledge of Accounts Payable and Receivable policies and procedures.

  • General knowledge of accounting understanding of the general ledger accounts.

  • Knowledge of purchase orders and related accounts payable documentation.

  • Knowledge of cash receipts and related accounts receivable documentation.

  • Ability to understand and interpret customer/vendor invoices, statements.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to utilize an automated accounting system.

  • Planning and organization: an ability to plan and manage multiple tasks.

  • Knowledge of mathematics and general accounting principles.

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

REQ ID: 2053