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Requisition Number 19-0001
Post Date 1/11/2019
Title Accounts Payable Admin
City Jonesboro
State AR

Ritter Communications has been at the forefront of the local communications industry for more than a century. We began providing telephone service in Northeast Arkansas in 1906. Since then, Ritter has been delivering a broad and competitive range of communications services to businesses and residents in Northeast and North Central Arkansas. By providing our Business Services customers with the most innovative and integrated technology and services, we’re dedicated to reducing their costs and maximizing their profits with customized connectivity solutions. Our Residential Services customers enjoy lightning fast Internet speeds, cable TV and HDTV and reliable local and long distance phone service. Our services are delivered and supported by a dependable team of local industry experts.

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Administrator to join our team!

General Summary:

Performs accounts payable duties for E. Ritter & Company and all of its subsidiaries.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Enters all vendors and invoices for E. Ritter & Company and all subsidiaries into accounting software system.
  • Verifies due dates ensuring invoices are paid in a timely manner.
  • Codes invoices so that payables are traced back to appropriate business units.
  • Monitors crucial Accounts Payable for timeliness
  • Reconciles accounts such as accrued liabilities and use tax
  • Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.
  • Enters vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records, using computer. Mails checks to vendors and customers.
  • Prepares ACH transactions.
  • Verifies and posts details of business transactions and totals accounts.
  • Maintains general ledger by posting entries to specified accounts and preparing journal entries.
  • Verifies transactions to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensures proper allocation of Sales & Use Tax as applicable by law in Arkansas and Tennessee.
  • Processes charges, credits and statements for ERC and RHM for both external customers and internal employees.
  • Allocates these back to appropriate business units and enters into accounting system.
  • During monthly billing process sends appropriate statements.
  • Files A/P and A/R related documents.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Accounting Supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and standards.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of company products and services.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures.
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as personal computer, various banking and accounting software programs, and telephone systems.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting statistical and financial data.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, employees, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus one year of related A/R and A/P experience.

Ritter Communications is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. M/F/D/V.

We strive to maintain a drug-free workplace.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, cancer, accident and life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, pension plan, flexible spending accounts, free gym membership, company discounts, tuition reimbursement, paid training, paid leave, and much more!

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