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Accounting Assistant

Company Name:
Hired by Matrix, Inc.
Accounting Assistant
Job Type:Contract
Job Location:Florham Park
New Jersey
Job Description:
Our client is the world's leading chemical company. With more than 110,000 employees, six affiliate sites and approximately 380 additional production sites worldwide they serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world. They combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation they enable customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Their products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve quality of life.
Qualifications
- Must have hands on experience with SAP.
- Associates Degree mandatory and Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics preferred.
- Minimum of five years of Accounts Payable experience.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Strong analytical skills with attention to details and a process orientation.
- Strong computer skills- Microsoft Office, SAP, Lotus Notes Team Player.
- Resourceful, proactive, and able to work independently.
- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in an often dynamic environment.
Responsibilities
- Process payments to vendors through the use of Electronic Funds Transfers, Wire Payments, and daily check run.
- Responsible for proactively researching and implementing process improvements in the department.
- Assist vendor master data with setting up new vendors and fixing remittance address issues
- Oversee all functions of the AP Inquiry Lines.
- Respond to vendor and Company site inquiries regarding status of invoices via email, fax, and phone calls.
- Streamline processes for responding to vendors, customers, and sites (faxes, phone lines, delegated AP printer).
- Research payment information and vendor payment history through the use of the SAP system and Lotus Notes.
- Assist the Accounts Payable department in the processing of invoices by means of sorting invoices by their particular purchase orders, delivering check requests, and researching payment holds regarding freight terms and tax terms.
- Conduct monthly team meetings to discuss problem vendors, workload issues, and work delegation in the event of lost time, vacation, etc.
Approx. Duration: 1 year
About Hired By Matrix
Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a full service staffing and recruiting company that enables Fortune 500 and mid-market companies nationwide to achieve their strategic goals. We prepare our clients to succeed in a changing marketplace by creating a custom pipeline of professionals and teams that are superbly matched to our clients' business functions and cultures.
We recruit for a variety of job types including IT, Finance and Accounting, R & D, Engineering, Administrative and Light Industrial.
Founded 27 years ago by CEO Sharon Olzerowicz, Hired by Matrix distinguishes itself as an exceptionally reliable partner whose industry knowledge and continuous pursuit of excellence allows the company to deliver the caliber of professionals who become our clients' most important assets.
Our team of expert account managers and recruiters collaborate closely with our clients to understand their needs, corporate requirements and company cultures. We also keep our clients informed of important industry trends. We use this information to build robust, fully customized pipelines of highly-qualified contract professionals.
Our responsiveness, tenacity and know-how apply to all service delivery channels, from corporate procurement executives and hiring managers to Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Hired by Matrix has a track record of delivering consultants that map precisely to the skills, expertise and company culture required. Our investment in recruiters, who specialize in a range of capabilities and niche disciplines, has resulted in successful matches, long contracts and repeat business. This frees our clients to focus their time and efforts on higher value goals, such as creating more efficient processes, optimizing their human resources, or enhancing productivity.
We also bring a human touch to managing and motivating our consultants, from the initial recruitment process and candidate presentation, to monitoring their progress throughout the life of the assignment.
Hired by Matrix, Inc. is a WBENC-certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE); and CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group. HbM is also WOSB (Woman Owned Small Business) Certified.
Hired by Matrix, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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