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Finance & Accounting Administrator

Location: Berea, Kentucky, United States
Job ID: R0007515
Date Posted: May 24, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Finance & Accounting Administrator

Company: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.

Location: Berea, KY

Status: Regular, Full-Time (Exempt)

Summary:  The Finance & Accounting Administrator will oversee accounts payable, direct the processing of invoices and payments, and manage expense accounts and budget reports

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Download and create archive files from QuickBooks.
  • Oversees reports regarding cash flow; ensures correct payments are made in a timely manner. 
  • Develops guidelines for proper handling and coding of invoices to maintain general ledger expense account and inventory records.
  • Analyzes expense reports and other invoices for accuracy and eligibility for payment.
  • Verifies payments before manager’s approval is added by reviewing checks and vouchers. 
  • Reconciles accounts payable total and general ledger with other applicable records (e.g., subsidiary vendors’ ledger).
  • Facilitates correct and timely preparation of budget reports and purchase journals. 
  • Ensures proper recordkeeping of purchases for use in tax preparation and periodic audits.
  • Ensures employer identification numbers or social security numbers have been collected from all vendors for the payables clerk to prepare and submit 1099s.
  • Ensures proper maintenance, filing, and storage of records in case of audits.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 
  • Thorough understanding of accounts payable functions.
  • Excellent supervisory and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Ability to motivate staff.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration, with one year of experience in an accounting office; OR three or four years of accounting experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected] Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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