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Accounting Specialist

Company: Gemplers
Location: Janesville
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Who is Gemplers?Gemplers is a family-owned, fiercely independent farm and home supply store with a collection of professional-grade, problem-solving tools, equipment, and gear that helps America's hardest-working outdoor pros - farmers, landscapers, construction workers and more -- work faster, smarter, safer, and more comfortably. We carry some of the best brands you know (Carhartt, DeWalt, YETI, Patagonia, Columbia, Makita) and some that you should. No big boxes here. Just a bunch of hardworking folks, winning over one customer at a time as they find our problem-solving products on our website or over the phone talking to one of our knowledgeable, friendly customer service folks. We've been taking care of hardworking folks since 1939, but we're a bit like an 82-year-old startup with an ambitious, growth-oriented mindset, and we're looking for team members committed to joining Gemplers in the exciting next chapter of our growth. -Where do we need help?We are looking for an Accounting Specialist. If playing to win is your default mode, and continual pursuit of excellence and a relentless commitment to the customer are among your passions, this role might be a fit for you. We offer more than 35K products across multiple categories from landscaping and growing, to safety, auto and tractor, and we serve hundreds of thousands of customers who depend on us to deliver the goods they need to work smarter, faster, safer, and more comfortably. -What are we looking for?Someone with great attention to detail and who is willing to take on lots of different tasks. A few of the highlights include processing vendor invoices for payment, entering and applying cash from customers, following up with customers on past due invoices, applying sales tax exemption certificates and more! It's a great way to learn the intricacies of accounting and make a difference in a small, growing company. If you enjoy numbers and getting into the details, read on--- -Job Responsibilities:

  • Review and enter inventory and miscellaneous expense invoices for payment
  • Invoice customers for drop shipments
  • Work with Purchasing, Customer Service, and the Distribution Center to resolve invoice discrepancies and vendor issues
  • Process cash payments and apply to customer accounts
  • Reconcile customer payments when intended application is unclear
  • Create customer credit memos
  • Perform collection activities for past due accounts
  • Manage monthly statements and dunning letter process
  • Manage customer sales tax exemption certificates and apply to customer accounts
  • Release orders from sales tax hold upon receipt of certificate and apply credits to customer accounts, as necessary -Education & Experience
    • Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
    • Six months related experience and/or training
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Experience working with customers and partners from all disciplines in a business
    • Experience with Accounting software and Microsoft Office
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to balance several tasks simultaneously
    • Balances team and individual responsibilities along with ability to work cross-functionally
    • Internal and external customer service skills -

Keywords: Gemplers, Janesville , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Janesville, Wisconsin

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