Staff Accountant

Date:  Feb 11, 2024
Location: 

Waukegan, IL, US, 60087

Onsite or Remote:  Hybrid
Company Name:  Luxor

At Luxor, we create an innovative and forward thinking culture that our employees love, and our products reflect this. As a manufacturer of innovative workspace product solutions that are sold to the commercial, educational, industrial and other end markets, we are constantly developing functional products that are value priced. Under our Stand Up Desk Store brand, we create workspace furniture solutions that nurture a healthy and collaborative work environment.

GENERAL PURPOSE:

 

Complete daily accounting tasks requiring a basic level accounting knowledge across variety of responsibilities. Assures sales dollars are collected and properly applied against the sale to give customer credit for payment.  Monitor payments against accounts to keep customers from extending payment beyond agreed upon terms.   Contact customers should it become necessary to collect funds.  Also includes (but not limited to) monthly journal entries, account reconciliations, g/l variance analysis, and development of weekly and monthly financial reports and presentations.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND Responsibilities:

 

  • Process assigned areas of daily and weekly work, record transactions, and reconcile accounts to meet deadlines and ensure accuracy.
  • Execute accurate and timely reporting during the month-end close process, including preparing journal entries, accruals, and account reconciliations.
  • Post cash received via check, credit card or wire against the correct open invoice to clear the debt.
  • Answer customer inquiries on phone or electronic communication related to amount owed and credit limit or availability
  • Contact customers regarding past due invoices and payments via email and phone calls.  Refer to collection agency when deemed appropriate by senior management.
  • Process and research customer rebates and deductions, escalates when necessary.
  • Tracks and maintains customer rebate accruals and reconciles monthly.
  • Assists with setting up new accounts and reconciling accounts.
  • Prepare aging report at month end used by Director of Accounting to analyze potential write off issues.  Discuss as needed the likelihood of needing to write off any amount due
  • Prepare weekly and monthly financial reports for Luxor.
  • Provides auditors with assistance, gathers necessary information and documents.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Assist other team members where possible
  • Identify and recommend ways/methods to improve efficiency and productivity of the department
  • Work on projects and tasks requested by department manager
  • Promote good communication among department and other departments and create solid professional relationships with all Luxor departments
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to problem solve
  • Strong attention to detail

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Work History Requirements:
    • 3 years of relevant accounting experience
    • Knowledge of general reporting and reconciliations
  • Education Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting

           

Computer equipment and level of software requirements:

 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with ERP systems, NetSuite preferred.

 

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft products
  • Netsuite ERP system
  • General Workplace Safety

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

  • Usual office working conditions

 

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) 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.

 

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this document are the essential levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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