Senior Cash Accountant

    • Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, WI, USA Req #9151

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

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Primary responsibility of this role is to ensure accurate and timely application of advertising payments.

Duties for this position include, but are not limited, to:

  • Utilizes instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of a job.
  • Is expected to utilize good judgment in maintaining essential job functions through planning, analysis and follow up.
  • Researches and resolves unapplied cash balances by working with different departments, completing bank research, and client communication.
  • Takes initiative on tasks that will result in operational efficiencies including making recommendations for development and automation of account look up.
  • Completion of general ledger journal entry transactions.

Required Competencies:
  • Strong reporting background
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong general accounting skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office Products background
  • Passion for results
  • Customer/client orientation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Teamwork

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Accounting degree (Associate) with 2+ years of general accounting experience or comparable work experience.
  • Experience in commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within financial reporting and cost accounting.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with internal and external stakeholders.

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