Accounting Assistant

Hiram, OH

The Accounting Assistant compiles and maintains accounts payable records. In addition, the Accounting Assistant controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.


Job Responsibilities

  • Check and approve all vouchers for payment. 
  • Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Prepare invoice deduction notices, as necessary. 
  • Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders.
  • Answer all vendor inquiries. 
  • Analyze vendor accounts and negotiate extended terms with vendors when cash is restricted. 
  • Prepares batch check runs, wire transfers, and ACH transactions. 
  • Process employee expense reports.
  • Reconcile Cash Account daily and at month end.
  • Print all accounts payable reports and maintain all accounts payable files. 
  • Prepare analysis of accounts, as required. 
  • Assist with special projects, as necessary. 
  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.


Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good time management skills.
  • 0% travel required. 


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Associates’ Degree or higher.
  • 3 years of accounts payable experience or more.
  • Proficient in SAP. 
  • Prior Manufacturing Accounts Payable experience is a plus.


Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in an office setting.
  • Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35ºF to 100ºF; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.


EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

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