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Accounting and Purchasing Specialist

Company: Sekai Electronics, Inc.
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

General Position Summary

This position requires a strong knowledge of QuickBooks Enterprise, Intermediate-level Excel skills, some familiarity with MRP systems - manufacturing experience is a plus. An individual who is detail-oriented, team-oriented and with good communication skills is a must. This position primarily supports the Company's Accounting and Purchasing functions and reports directly to the Accounting Manager.

Essential Job Functions


- - - - -Records invoices into MRP/Cost Accounting system; Checks for accuracy and may research charges if necessary; Enters non-inventory invoices to be paid into QuickBooks Accounting system.
- - - - - - -Performs general accounting duties including bank reconciliations, balance sheet account reconciliations, month end closing, researching discrepancies with accounts, maintaining general ledger accounts.
- - - - - - -Maintains pending file of items to be paid including credit cards, checks, wire transfers, etc.
- - - - - - -Files paid A/P invoices.
- - - - - - -Prepares invoices from sales orders in QuickBooks.
- - - - - - -Reviews accounts receivable status on a regular basis; Sends emails and contacts customers for collection purposes.
- - - - - - -Applies customers' payments on their accounts
- - - - - - -Other accounting projects as required

Purchasing Support

- - - - - - -Coordinates activities related to purchasing of commodities beginning with intent to purchase through delivery; Commodities includes materials, parts, equipment, and supplies.
- - - - - - -Analyzes all requirements, including specifications, preferred supplier and date commodity is needed; Refers to engineers and production staff for input as needed.
- - - - - - -Solicits and evaluates proposals for requested commodity.
- - - - - - -Negotiates lowest possible price for commodity to be purchased balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs.
- - - - - - -Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations.
- - - - - - -Assures that commodity purchased is delivered on schedule, at negotiated price and meeting quality standards; May need to expedite orders as needed.
- - - - - - -Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate records management.
Other facilities vendor management as required

Education and Experience

AS or BS in Accounting with at least 3 years of Accounting Experience
Working knowledge of Quickbooks Enterprise - 3 years minimum
Manufacturing Experience and working with MRP systems Preferred
US Citizenship or Green Card required

About Sekai Electronics

Since 1982, SEKAI is a recognized pioneer in the application of airborne video cameras and ruggedized video recording systems, and has provided video products and systems for new and "retrofit" programs on military ground vehicles, commercial aircraft, UAVs and helicopters.

We offer a team-oriented atmosphere with benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, 401K matching, Life and AD&D insurance.

Keywords: Sekai Electronics, Inc., Irvine , Accounting and Purchasing Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Irvine, California

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