Accounting Specialist

The Accounting Specialist position is a multi-faceted role supporting a growing company by applying rigor and focus on all aspects of our Accounts Receivable processes, as well as assisting with Accounts Payable, Purchasing and Credit Card management, and other administrative duties as assigned. This is a detail-oriented team-player with knowledge of accounting principles, strong organizational skills, and excellent communication skills. This role is located at our corporate headquarters in Louisville, KY.

Essential Functions:
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Actively interact with customers to resolve outstanding issues timely and provide quality customer service
  • Maintain an accurate aging report, including identifying delinquencies and provide solutions for collecting accounts within terms
  • Maintain customer master, review and set credit limits, analyze credit reports and customer references, and help assess overall financial risk
  • Prepare reports and other communication summaries for executive leadership and customers
  • Help ensure appropriate application of customer cash payments to invoices within our system
  • Provide research and resolutions to customer and internal inquiries
  • Assist with customer invoicing
  • Assist with processing vendor invoices timely, ensuring appropriate approvals and accurate financial coding
  • Assist with maintaining organized and complete financial records
  • Assist with purchasing and credit card management
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned

Competencies / Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience, with an emphasis on Accounts Receivable and Collections
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred
  • Organized, attentive to detail
  • Proficient user of accounting information systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Superior research and resolution skills
  • Effective and professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ethical (e.g.: honest; dependable; accountable; respectful; conscientious; productive)

UW is headquartered in Louisville, KY with additional facilities and operations in Ohio, Belgium, and Australia.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Charles Hopkins:
ATTN: Accounting Specialist

Universal Woods, LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer.