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Assistant Accountant/Accounts Payable
Woodland Foods | Waukegan, Illinois
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Job Description


This position is responsible for processing Accounts Payable and assisting the Accounting Manager with administration of other accounting functions. Provide administrative support to the Accounting function as needed (e.g., correspondence generation, record-keeping, file maintenance, etc.)


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Prior accounting experience. Excellent attention to detail. Experience with financial software packages (including Sage), as well as current software packages such as MicroSoft Office. Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills.

Essential Functions

* Prepare and process journal entries
* Assist in completing the month-end process
* Prepare account analyses and reconciliations
* Balance credit card statements
* Review all Accounts Payable invoices for appropriate documentation, G/L coding and approval prior to vouchering
* Answer all vendor questions
* Maintain all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and accounts payable files
* Submit proposed check runs and wire transfers for approval
* Maintain accounting files
* 10.Responsible for positive pay file and ACH fraud emails
* 11.Handle petty cash

Secondary Functions

* Perform back-up responsibilities for Accounts Receivable function
* Perform other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned

About Woodland Foods

Since 1989, Woodland Foods®, the premier importer and supplier of specialty ingredients, has built relationships with farmers and growers around the world to bring you the finest natural ingredients. Here we've established our niche as a growing leader in providing exotic, hard-to-find ingredients and the increasingly popular superfoods, as well as the kitchen staples. We specialize in product innovation and providing over 1,100 unique food choices to expand the customer experience through global sourcing, custom blending, custom processing, variety and convenience. Offerings include Dried, Kibbled and Powdered Mushrooms; Chile Pods, Pastes and Powders; Herbs, Spices, Seasonings and Rubs; Ancient Grains; Distinctive Rices; Flavored Couscous and Orzo; Heirloom Beans; Peas and Lentils; Sun-dried Tomatoes; Truffle Products and Oils; Specialty Sea Salts, Sugars and Peppercorns; Corns and Polenta; Nuts and Seeds; Dried Fruit; Snack and Trail Mixes and more. We offer branded and private label options to the top-selling foodservice, retail and manufacturing companies.

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