Accounting Specialist

Posted: 02/09/2024
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Are you an analytical person, who can be an invaluable member of the accounting team?

Bluco Corporation, located in Naperville, is seeking a full-time Accounting Specialist who will work closely with our accounting team performing various tasks, with a focus on accounts receivables.


What you’ll be doing when you join our company:


Interacting with our Customers

  • You will research the credit worthiness of new customers, setting them up as a new customer when appropriate and maintaining existing customer accounts.
  • You will create invoicing and send on to customers.
  • You will set up new rental contracts and process related repetitive monthly invoices.
  • You will maintain rental program records and related reconciliations.
  • You will process the cash applications in Sage 100.
  • You will investigate and resolve payment discrepancies.
  • You will monitor customer accounts including follow-up with customers when invoices are past due.
  • You will send out monthly customer statements.


General Accounting Activities

  • You will process monthly recurring journal entries in Sage 100.
  • You will support month-end and year-end closing as needed.
  • You will maintain collections activity schedules for the management team.
  • Special projects as needed by Controller.


Working with our various software programs

  • You will master the Sage 100 ERP system for Sales Order, Customer Maintenance, Invoice Data Entry General Ledger, as well as utilize reporting tools.
  • You will work with to communicate with various team members and track tasks as applicable.


Working with our Sales and Warehouse teams

  • You will manage international orders, creating pro-forma invoices, border documentation and routing instructions.


What we need from you to apply:


  • Accounting Degree with at least 2 years of relevant work experience OR 5+ years of Accounts Receivable experience in a manufacturing setting
  • We need you to be able to multi-task as this is a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on customer service both internal and external. You should be able to easily recall numerous “guidelines” for handling customers and respond quickly to both your team and customers.
  • You should be comfortable using established business policies to make decisions.
  • You should have previous experience interacting directly with customers and be comfortable interacting with them.
  • You should have previous experience with invoicing and other accounts receivable related activities in a manufacturing environment.
  • You should be familiar with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Do you have Sage 100 experience? That would be great – but it is not a requirement.
  • Do you have experience with international shipments? Not required but definitely a plus.



What you will receive from us:


  • Competitive base salary, plus eligible for annual bonuses, and profit sharing
  • Generous benefits, including health care, dental, vision and a fully funded HSA 
  • Unbelievable perks, including gym memberships, daycare cost stipends, free lunch program
  • Private office space plus a flexible work schedule


Our employees love working here!  Between the perks and benefits, a great culture, and competitive compensation package, our company was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest companies to work for 3 years in a row!  Come carve out a great career for yourself!

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