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Accounting Associate

Company: Miller Castings
Location: Whittier
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Accounting Associate will play a crucial role in supporting the finance department and ensuring accurate and timely financial transactions. Working closely with the accounting team, this individual will assist in various accounting tasks, including accounts payable and receivable, and other essential financial functions. The successful candidate will possess a strong attention to detail, solid analytical skills, and a understanding of accounting principles and practices.

Pay Rate : $23.00 to $28.00 per hour

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Review Payable and Receivable:
  • Process and record invoices, purchase orders, and payment transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Process customer invoices, follow up on outstanding payments, and assist with collections as needed.
  • Financial Analysis and Support:
    • Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes, providing accurate data and analysis.
    • Assist in month end closing reports.
    • Compliance and Documentation:
      • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, regulations, and company policies.
      • Assist with ERP System management:
        • Utilize the ERP system to perform accounting functions, including data entry, journal entries, and financial transaction processing.
        • Collaborate with IT or ERP system administrators to troubleshoot system issues and resolve any discrepancies or errors.
        • Generate and review financial reports and statements from the ERP system to support decision-making and financial analysis.
        • Stay up to date with system updates, new features, and best practices related to the ERP system.
        • Train and support other team members in using the ERP system for accounting-related tasks.
        • Maintain documentation of ERP system procedures, workflows, and user guides. Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
          • Some college education in the accounting field a must
          • Knowledge of an ERP (IFS) system preferred.
          • Computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Excel, V-lookup, and Pivot tables desirable, Word)
          • Good knowledge of Excel a must
          • Positive attitude with the willingness to learn and take on new challenges.
          • Detailed oriented. Physical Demands and Work Environment
            • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time while performing accounting tasks.
            • Manual dexterity and precision to operate a computer, calculator, and other office equipment.
            • Good vision and attention to detail for reviewing and analyzing financial documents and data.
            • Occasional lifting and carrying of boxes or files weighing up to 20 pounds.
            • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with team members and management.
              The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.


              This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) of this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.

              Shift hours from 7:00 am - 3:30 pm M-F

Keywords: Miller Castings, Whittier , Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Whittier, California

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