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Accountant I -Accounts Receivable (AR)

Company: Cedar Fair - Charlotte
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Cedar Fair is seeking an Accountant I - Accounts Receivable (AR). This entry-level position is part of a team responsible for ensuring all functions of the Revenue Accounting Shared Accounting Services are completed timely, consistently, and accurately. This hourly full-time position will report directly to the AR Manager or AR Supervisor and work onsite a minimum of 3 days per week which is subject to change. -Cedar Fair, a leader in the amusement park and hospitality business, offers challenging and rewarding career opportunities. Joining our Shared Accounting Services (SAS) team not only offers the unique opportunity to become part of a well-respected, financially stable entertainment industry leader with a 150-year heritage of creating lifelong memories, but also presents you with a chance to advance your career in the exciting consumer services sector! Cedar Fair offers competitive compensation packages that include bonus programs and comprehensive benefit plans with healthcare/dental/vision, paid vacation/sick time, paid holidays, 401k program, and complimentary season passes to create your own memories at all parks owned and operated by Cedar Fair.
Responsibilities:

  • Perform the upload of data into the AR system and reconcile the information on a daily/weekly basis.
  • Review and approve credit requests for Group Sales customers.
  • Run system-generated invoices and create necessary manual invoices on demand as needed. Disburse invoices via both mail and email.
  • Work as the lead in collection of payments and collaborate with Group Sales in times of delinquencies.
  • Remote deposit any checks received. Create & properly code a journal entry to post all payments (checks, ACH, credit cards) to post to the general ledger.
  • -Research and apply all payments to the appropriate customer.
  • Return tickets in the AR system.
  • Balance the aging report.
  • Enter any approved write-offs or adjustments to each customer account.
  • Receive, reconcile, and enter all non-system related revenues and receipts into the appropriate system.
  • Complete the weekly concessionaire payback workbook.
  • Participate in the reconciliation of all assigned balance sheet accounts and prepare adjustment journal entries as needed.
  • Work with the supervisor in developing consistent and efficient procedures.
  • Responsibilities may occasionally require an adjusted work schedule to meet certain deadlines. This may include mandatory overtime and/or evening/weekend hours except where prohibited by law.
  • Adhere to and enforce all Cedar Fair policies and procedures, including safety, attendance and EEO policies, and will demonstrate commitment to Cedar Fair core values and Cedar Fair cornerstones.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance from an accredited four-year college or university and/or a minimum of four years combined accounting and/or industry related experience.
    • Understanding of dependent upstream and downstream activities that impact and are impacted by Revenue Accounting and Accounts Receivable.
    • Extra consideration is given to candidates with experience in cash applications, account reconciliations, invoicing, collections, and advanced Microsoft Excel capabilities (macros).
    • Proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook (MicroSoft Suite) and pdf (Adobe Acrobat).
    • Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills and able to work effectively independently and collaboratively in a team setting.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and time management skills.
    • Confidence to ask questions and get clarification, display a positive attitude, and have a strong work ethic.
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the capability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
    • Dependable, honest and exhibits integrity.

Keywords: Cedar Fair - Charlotte, Charlotte , Accountant I -Accounts Receivable (AR), Other , Charlotte, North Carolina

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