Accounting - Accounting Assistant PT
Company: Great Northern Corp
Posted on: January 9, 2022
EMPLOYEES ARE OUR GREATEST ASSET
Privately held, Great Northern is one of the nation's largest
independent producers of corrugated packaging. For more than five
decades, customers have turned to Great Northern Corporation for
integrated, comprehensive packaging solutions in industrial,
commercial and retail markets. Laminations, a division of Great
Northern and leading producer of edge protective packaging is
welcoming candidates for part-time Accounting Assistant at our
Appleton, WI facility.
Great Northern exists to live out the core values established by
our founders - integrity, personal growth, entrepreneurial spirit,
and a shared future.
Our vision, "We help our employees win through personal growth and
a shared future" is a call to action to deliver on building a
people-centric culture, developing leaders from within, and sending
people home fulfilled about their role and contributions. The "win"
for everyone is a trusting and collaborative culture that helps us
be at our best every day.
Our mission statement, "We help our customers win by doing what
others can't or won't" gives us a clear purpose and raises the bar
for performance. Doing what others "can't or won't" for our
customers is demonstrated by a willingness to serve customers,
value-added partnerships and proactively developing innovative
solutions to our customer's challenges.
We are excited that you are looking to join our great culture. Here
are some details about the position.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
In addition to excellent wages, Great Northern has a competitive
benefits package including medical, dental, and vision; life
insurance; paid vacation; paid holidays; profit sharing and
with company match. We also offer our employees a safe, clean,
friendly environment and room for growth!
Starting wage is $17.00- $20.00 based on experience and/or
Responsible for performing a variety of routine to moderately
complex work activities in accordance with general work
instructions and established office practices. Performs various
administrative and accounting tasks, and demonstrates effective
customer-service-oriented performance by courteously, efficiently,
and professionally performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING. OTHER
DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED.
Code invoices with the proper general ledger account number and
data entry of Laminations accounts payable invoices into the
accounts payable system.
Prepare and process customer invoices.
Review and compares account payable invoice costs to price lists to
monitor the accuracy of invoice.
Responsible for general administrative functions.
Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in
financial entries, documents, and reports.
Assists accounting with matching accounts payable invoices with
Participates in continuous improvement and effectively communicates
opportunities to improve efficiencies and effectiveness for this
Assists other accounting team members by researching and preparing
cash receipts batches. Correcting discrepancies between payment and
invoice amounts and investigating short pay invoices for
Assist with filing of accounting documentation.
Maintain sales tax exemption certificates and Avalara account.
- Other projects and tasks as requested.
- Maintains integrity regarding confidential and proprietary
- Regular and reliable attendance.
- Promotes a positive work environment Remains current on changes
in policies, procedures, and product information.
- Knows, understands, and follows all Great Northern
Corporation's general rules and office policies/procedures
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
The Accounting Assistant should have a bachelor's degree in
accounting and two years related experience and/or training would
be preferred. Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication
skills; legible handwriting to record information and fill out
forms; telephone etiquette skills. Ability to write routine reports
and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and
respond to questions from groups of customers, clients and other
employees. Ability to calculate figures such as ratios, discounts,
interest, commission, proportions, and percentages. Ability to
define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; ability
to prioritize and handle multiple tasks; ability to solve problems;
capable of dealing with deadline pressures; and well organized.
Ideal candidate will be available for 4-5 hours each day
Monday-Friday, however, we may have flexibility with the hours
based on business needs.
Great Northern is an equal opportunity at will employer and does
not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment
because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual
orientation or national origin.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Job Start Date Monday, December 6, 2021
- Great Northern Laminations Central, 3010 E Venture Drive, 3010
E Venture Drive, Appleton, Wisconsin, United States of
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