• Accounting Specialist

    Job ID 2018-3399
    Location Brookings, South Dakota
    Type
    Full Time
    Shift
    Day
  • Responsibilities

    ***Accepting Applications through 25 November 2018***

     

    Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display system for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues. We maintain offices and subsidiaries worldwide, including offices in Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, China and Hong Kong, all supported by local accounting professionals.

    The Accounting department has the responsibility to prepare accurate financial statements for the shareholders and potential investors of Daktronics, as well as prepare useful financial information to departments within Daktronics. As part of this responsibility, the Accounting department assists in internal control design, subsidiary financial information, and other key business activities.

     

    Daktronics is currently seeking an Accounting Specialist to join our team. This position is part of our Accounting Operations team where you will find that we encourage growth and development to prepare you to take on new challenges and opportunities both within Accounting and throughout Daktronics.

     

    What are my responsibilities?

     

    As an Accounting Specialist you will perform a wide range of activities with primary focuses on accounts payable processing and accounts receivable activities. Projects will be assigned as time allows.

     

    Primary activities for Accounts Payable include: routing, reviewing and processing various invoices, responding to vendor inquiries, investigating and resolving problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders, preparing batch check runs, wire transfers and ACH transactions and audit and preparation of annual 1099 forms. You will also be expected to assist with month end financial close by reconciling accounts and analyzing account fluctuations.

     

    Primary activities for Accounting Receivable include: process of invoicing sales transactions, application of cash to customer accounts, cash deposits, write offs and credit memos, processing credit card transactions, responding to customer inquiries, releasing orders for shipping and investigating any unusual circumstances on customer accounts. You will also be expected to assist with balancing bank statements for AR entries each month and provide auditors information as requested.

     

    You will be expected to quickly learn the AR & AP modules with in Daktronics ERP system and will need to understand the service systems used by our customer service teams.

     

    There will be a strong need for you to effectively work with a variety of teams throughout the company including accounting, payroll, information systems, manufacturing, sales administration and project management. We will also encourage continual learning and development of accounting technical skills as well as overall Daktronics and industry knowledge to allow you to be impactful and grow in numerous areas. We continually strive for process improvement and value your opinion on how we can do things better (following Lean Office principles).

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting is required. You will also need demonstrated experience in the areas listed below:
    • Strong customer service-oriented skills.
    • Strong self-motivation and ability to work independently or collaboratively on a team.
    • Continued willingness and desire to learn and be flexible with an evolving workload.
    • Strong organizational skills where you’ve managed multiple and changing priorities with accuracy.
    • Strong interpersonal skills showing collaboration with others and building effective relationships.
    • Fluent in English, written and verbal.
    • Commitment to following policies and procedures and maintaining confidentiality.
    • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Background check will be conducted.
    • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

    Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

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