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Accounting & Logistics Coordinator 

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Job purpose

The Accounting & Logistics Coordinator works within the Accounting Department to assist the Controller and Accounting & Logistics Manager with basic accounting and bookkeeping tasks. They possess the ability to work independently, in addition to displaying the characteristics of a positive, committed, and collaborative team player. Additionally, the Accounting & Logistics Coordinator is responsible for communication with our China Office regarding compliance on import shipping documents, and other departments within the organization in reference to detailed information in our ERP system.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist with the processing of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Issue bill payments
  • Prepare and send Invoices and Credit Memos
  • Organize and maintain Invoicing documents
  • Enter shipment data into ERP System
  • Maintain up to date records of shipments
  • Ensure invoices and shipping documents comply with customer manuals and U.S. customs laws
  • Post customer payments in ERP System
  • Verify validity of discrepancies on Vendor Invoices and Customer Payments by obtaining and investigating information
  • Prepare and maintain Excel spreadsheets for expense transactions
  • Reconcile expense accounts
  • Answer Phones

Additional duties include the following:

  • Enter purchase orders in ERP System
  • Communicate with our China Office regarding ship dates, revisions, etc.
  • Work closely with other departments regarding purchase order price challenges
  • Order price labels
  • Complete purchase order documentation and email documents to applicable customers
  • Request and review testing and fumigation documents
  • Running a variety of errands including but not limited to grocery shopping and trips to the bank
  • Ordering office supplies and restocking as needed
  • Contact appropriate person for building maintenance issues
  • Sorting mail
  • Light cleaning


Qualifications include:

  • Associate degree preferred
  • Previous related office, record keeping, data entry, or secretarial skills
  • Experience using office computer programs (spreadsheet, database, word processing software, email, and Internet)
  • General understanding of Accounting Principles
  • Ability to perform as an effective, positive team member
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Excellent phone etiquette
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Mathematical Skills (to carry out various financial tasks that require quick and exact calculation)
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Verbal and Written Communication skills
LOCATION Mt. Vernon, IL Office  


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