Shared Services Accounting Associate

St. Joseph News-Press   Saint Joseph, MO   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on August 3, 2022

News-Press & Gazette Company is looking for a Shared Services Accounting Associate –Accounts Receivable/Credit/Collections to support the Finance Department at our corporate office in St. Joseph, Missouri.

The Shared Services Accounting Associate - Accounts Receivable/Credit/ Collections will support multiple divisions and be a key account receivable contact. Responsibilities include core AR functions (verify/post receipts, lockbox, refunds, chargebacks, bankruptcies, resolve discrepancies, process invoices/statement, credit /collections, etc.).    

Additional duties include but are not limited to maintaining compliance and procedure documents, assisting with audit, sales tax exemption forms, W-9s, month end system close, and reports. 

The position requires skilled and detailed analysis, excellent communication skills, accurate record keeping, ability to work independently and with teams.  Must be self-directed and able to identify areas of opportunity for improvement and initiate solutions.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a work schedule of Monday – Friday with some flexibility of hours. There may be times when additional hours are required due to business needs.

Preferred Associate Degree with minimum of 5 years' experience directly related to Accounts Receivable and Collections.  Proficient Excel and analysis skills desired.

We offer a wide array of benefits consisting of medical, dental, vision, life and disability, holidays, PTO and a generous 401(k) plan.

Employment is contingent on passage of a drug screening and a background check.
To apply, please submit your resume with cover letter.