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Accounting Assistant

Posted: 05/10/2023

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McDonough Telephone Cooperative is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Accounting Assistant/Accounts Payable Specialist. The specialist will work under the supervision of the Financial Controller. This individual’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, keeping accurate and timely records of company financial activities and prepare required fiscal and statistical reports. The individual will also maintain information regarding accounts receivable, accounts payable and cash receipts.
Duties & Responsibilities:
-Oversee accounts payable to ensure invoices are paid within their specified due date.
-Complete annually regulatory filings, including 1099s and other annual reports.
-Ensure accounts receivable are timely and accurately recorded.
-Ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoices for payment.
-Process vouchers for timely payment taking advantage of cash discounts.
-Coordinate billing and payment with vendors and oversee credit standing and invoice discrepancies.
-Oversee inventory management and work order closing functions.
-Assist with the billing process, including answering calls, ACH transactions, and credit cards payments.
-Maintain accurate cash receipts records.
-Oversee purchase order processes, maintenance, and upkeep
-Keep abreast of local, state, and regulations directly related to job duties.
-Distribute inventory material to work orders per contractors use or our use.
-Manage all inventory storage, organization, and receiving functions.
• Associates’ Degree in Accounting or minimum equivalent experience of 3 years working in an accounting or bookkeeping role.
• Progressively responsible bookkeeping experience
• Computer literacy including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
• Self-starter with proven ability to work without oversight.
• High level of attention to detail.
• Ability to maintain confidential company and customer data.
• Strong written & verbal communication skills.
Competitive salary and benefits package, including 401K, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, and paid time off. Submit resume to McDonough Telephone Cooperative, PO Box 359, Colchester IL 62326 or
McDonough Telephone Cooperative is located in west central Illinois and provides fiber Telephone and Internet services in our Cooperative area and expanding CLEC markets.