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Accounting Associate

Kelly Services Hightstown Full-Time
$25.00 - $30.00 / hour
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Our client, a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers, is currently looking for an Accounting Associate for a contract position expected to last 12-months, with a possibility of being extended or going perm. This position is located in East Windsor, NJ.   By working for our client, you will be exposed to a major American company, work for a leader in the industry, work in a fast-paced corporate environment and be an integral part to the company.   In addition to working with the world’s most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:URL blocked - click to apply -      Competitive pay -      Paid holidays -      Year-end bonus program -      Recognition and incentive programs -      Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center   Pay: $25.00-$30.00/hr   Your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Process Customer ebook and Print on Demand (POD) Billing Files: Retrieve customer billing files from customer website or receive directly from the customer via email, ensuring that all are received in a timely manner, as written in the MHE agreement. Work independently to run billing files through the Access database built for this purpose to ensure price and discount accuracy. Billing files are then exported and processed via EDI to be billed in Oracle. For billing files that cannot be exported to EDI for processing, work with Order Management to arrange for the order to be keyed manually. Billing files are processed bi-weekly, monthly, and quarterly depending upon customer and availability of files. Track billing files through to invoice and verify the accuracy.
  • Reconcile eBook and Print on Demand (POD) Billing Discrepancies: Identify, research and resolve ISBN, and pricing issues that may occur associated with customer billing files. Correct any issues prior to processing and communicate errors to Sales Manager and/or Customer for updating in Customer’s system and relaying expectation of additional payment that may be necessary. Assist Credit department with complex account reconciliations as needed. Assist Cash Application department by advising on payment application via a metrics log and other research as deemed necessary. Participate in meetings/conference calls with Sales Reps, Account Managers and Customers as needed.
  • Royalty and Commissions: calculate royalty and commission amounts for select customers. Distribute to Royalty and Cash Application departments monthly.
  • Process Improvement: Consistently review billing and reconciliation processes to identify areas for improvement to increase productivity, efficiency and accuracy and discuss improvements with manager before making changes. Work with appropriate teams to implement approved changes.
  • Maintain Department Process and Procedure Documentation: An annual review and update of written documentation as processes evolve and responsibilities change to ensure documentation is current and accurate at all times.
  • Provide oversight of the eBook billing processes performed by offshore analyst.

    Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years sales support experience
  • High level organizational and follow up skills required
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to find and track patterns in data
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new software
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and Access skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be able to prioritize and reprioritize as needed. Multi-tasking is essential in this role.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work without constant supervision.
  • Willingness to take ownership of and be accountable for providing customized, elite support.
  • Knowledge of EDI process critical.
  • Understanding of Enterprise Data Warehouse critical to be able to write and update reports, as needed
  • Understanding of Enterprise Data Warehouse critical to be able to write and update reports, as needed
  • Ability to provide oversight of an personnel in remote work location.

  **Important information:  This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.  If you have any questions or issues submitting your resume please submit to URL blocked - click to apply, however, your resume should be uploaded via the “SUBMIT RESUME” button included within**



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