Accountant (Payable) in Champaign, IL at John Deere Military Hiring Program

Date Posted: 11/12/2022

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Job Description

Accountant

AHW LLC is a John Deere dealership with 20 locations in Illinois and Indiana.  As a team member of the accounting staff, you will primarily manage the day-to-day operations of the accounts payable function which includes the input of incoming invoices, the maintenance of vendor records, and completion of the payment process.

Responsibilities:

• Enter all vendor invoices into the dealer business system

• Verify invoices for accuracy, resolve discrepancies, ensure payment terms are followed, and calculate discounts as appropriate

• Obtain approval by distributing invoices as needed prior to processing payments

• Prepare and process checks or online payments in a timely manner

• Reconcile vendor statements

• Accurately maintain vendor records and various records for tax purposes (1099’s or tax exemption forms)

• Communicate with and assists others in the organization to answer accounting questions or resolve issues

• Complete credit applications

• Review systems and processes for possible improvements

• Maintain a safe working environment and adhere to company safety program at all times 

• Perform other duties as assigned

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:

• Bachelor’s Degree in an Accounting/Finance discipline required

• Understands accounting fundamentals 

• High level of attention to detail and accuracy

• Experience using business system applications 

• Ability to use standard desktop applications such as Microsoft Excel and internet functions