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Staff Accountant - Accounts Payable

Sternberg Lighting
Roselle, IL
  • Expired: July 23, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Sternberg Lighting seeks a talented Accounting professional to join its team based at our US headquarters in Roselle, IL. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Staff Accountant - Accounts Payable will perform a variety of accounting activities, including the day to day maintenance of an accurate general ledger, as well as more complex activities associated with developing financial statements and reports.

Key Responsibilities

  • Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement
  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
  • Codes all invoices for vouchering
  • Reconciles various balance sheet accounts monthly
  • Reports on accounts payable aging and follows up with vendors with any questions.
  • Records all payables
  • Issues and analyzes weekly vendor payments
  • Matches all shipping invoices with BOL’s and quotes
  • Issues sales representative commissions
  • Assists in preparation of the annual budget
  • Assists in audit requests
  • Tracks sample orders from sales
  • Issues credits for approved RGA’s
  • Completes AP month end close functions
  • Analyzes costings from sales and engineering
  • Provides backup support for expense report review and processes, monthly sales agency report and distribution, and weekly music sheet reporting

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent experience

Qualifications & Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel) and accounting software

Sternberg Lighting


Roselle, IL
60172 USA


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