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Accounts Payable Accountant

Accounting | Rockville, MD | Full Time

Job Description

McCormick Paints is seeking an Accounts Payable Accountant to work out of the Corporate Office in Rockville, MD.

SUMMARY

Under the supervision and direction of the VP of Finance & Administration, the Accounts Payable Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day management of the accounts payable department and ensuring that AP procedures and tasks are completed in a timely and efficient manner. This position will also provide financial, administrative and clerical support to the organization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for full-cycle Accounts Payable processing: 
    • vendor setup
    • data entry
    • posting AP invoices to G/L
    • auditing AP invoices to G/L
    • payment processing
    • journal entries
    • reconciliations
    • file business licenses and personal property returns for branch locations
    • monitoring and communicating progress to appropriate individuals
    • organizing resources to complete tasks in accordance with appropriate policies & procedures consistent with data security regulations and internal controls 
  • Meet internal/external deadlines and provide excellent customer service
  • Communicate with vendors, banks and staff, as needed
  • Ensure proper classification of vendors for 1099 reporting
  • Assist and backup the VP of Finance & Administration
  • Other duties, as needed

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in accounting, finance or related business field
  • A minimum of 3 years of demonstrated Accounts Payable experience
  • Prior experience with Great Plains Dynamics software
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting principles, to include bank and ledger account reconciliations
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to coordinate information flow with multiple sources
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving, solution development, and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage and properly prioritize multiple requests and demonstrate appropriate sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, as well as be a team player
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to be resourceful and take initiative
  • Prior experience with SAGE FAS software, preferred

PERKS

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Package
  • Disability & Life Insurance Package
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave 

THE COMPANY

Founded in 1960, McCormick Paints is the largest and oldest family-owned independent paint manufacturer on the East Coast. This long history in the region has enabled McCormick to set itself apart from the competition by offering a unique combination of personalized services and regional expertise. McCormick Paints ensures that all customers get the right product for their specific needs and climate, earning the motto, “The Paint the Pros Use.” McCormick Paints prides itself on its agility to manufacture a custom paint solution for clients in the mid-Atlantic region, which national competitors may not be able to accomplish.

To support our growth plan, McCormick Paints is committed to recruiting and retaining top talent. We offer unique opportunities. In 2016, McCormick Paints was voted one of the top places to work by the Washington Post. As the company continues to expand its footprint across the mid-Atlantic region, family-owned and operated, McCormick Paints will remain a leader in the manufacturing and delivery of paints and coatings for clients looking to add value, protection and beauty to their property.

McCormick Paints is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.