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Laitram®

Accounting Clerk

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Category

Accounting & Finance

Division

Laitram LLC

Hours

8:00am-5:00pm, M-F
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Laitram, L.L.C. Corporate Accounting Department has an opportunity for an Accounting Specialist, reporting to the Accounting Supervisor. The qualified individual will be responsible for daily cash transactions and general accounting responsibilities. In addition, the role will also have opportunities to participate in projects as well as help to improve processes.

Responsibilities:
  • Bank Reconciliations for U.S. cash accounts
  • Prepare and send bi-weekly wires for foreign customers and internal transfers
  • Set up electronic payment (i.e., ACH) information for suppliers and employee expenses
  • Maintain bank records for daily debits and credits to the accounts for Laitram in preparation for month end processing
  • Record daily journal entries for debt line activity, transfers, analysis charges, letter of credits and other activity
  • Prepare daily cash reports containing incoming and outgoing daily activity
  • Maintain positive pay exceptions and approvals
  • Prepare credit applications as needed
  • Coordinate and prepare information for audits (annual and interim KPMG audit and tax) as needed
  • Provide support for accounts payable and accounts receivable


Requirements:
  • 1 to 3 years of relevant general accounting experience
  • Experience with accounting systems preferred (Oracle a plus)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite preferred (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work independently
  • A positive attitude, strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail
  • A self-managed team player


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