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Accounting Jobs

Accounting (Bean Counters) reports the daily financial activities of Cigars International. This information is summarized for monthly external reporting to our parent company and to other agencies as required. Bean Counters (Accounting) also provide fiscal support to all internal departments to better facilitate proper decision making within the company. The liaison for the corporation’s relationships with bankers, insurance providers, taxing agencies, etc. Accounting is involved with departmental expenditures, receipt of inventory, budgeting for special events or projects, retail business management, payroll processing, legal support and many other functions. Suggested skillsets: extensive knowledge of bean types, excel, abacus, QuickBooks, multiplication tables, Cognos (no clue what this is — hopefully you do), carrying the two, BNA, both proper and creative decimal point placement, Frontier and Outlook. Personality recommended but not required.

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Department: Accounting
Location: Corporate Headquarters
Reports To: Senior Accountant

Cigars International is the industry-leading online and direct marketer of fine, handmade cigars, gifts and accessories, and we’re looking for a skilled Accounts Receivable Specialist to join our growing accounting team. As the fastest growing cigar company in the country, we need passionate people like you to help us thrive!

Job Description:

We are currently seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist in our corporate offices in Bethlehem, PA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Apply payments to customer accounts
  • Cash reconciliations
  • Data entry into accounting software
  • Working with the customer service reps to resolve discrepancies
  • Conduct customer account research and analysis
  • Tracking and resolving outstanding payment issues
  • Prepare and maintain various reports
  • Identify and execute necessary adjustments for write-offs
  • Monitor outstanding gift cards and maintain balance within Frontier
  • Send collection statements to customers and monitor outstanding balances
  • Invoice drop-ship customers for transactions weekly and track payments
  • Reconcile A/R to the general ledger
  • Support and participate in special projects (AD-HOC reports) as assigned
  • Perform other duties as required

Requirements/Core Competencies:

  • Accounting knowledge experience
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience using QuickBooks preferred
  • Must have strong initiative and assertiveness
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Must be detail oriented with excellent follow through and initiative
  • Must demonstrate professional demeanor
  • Must have strong skills in organization and planning resulting in bringing projects/tasks to completion
  • Must demonstrate ability to work independently
  • Ability to work well with others in team environments
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for problem solving and obtaining results
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate professionally and effectively with various levels of management

Interested candidates must send a Cover Letter identifying how your background, skills and experience match our Job Description including your salary requirements.

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