@ SchoolMint

Accounting Associate

  • SchoolMint is seeking an Accounting Associate that will specialize in Accounts Receivables.  
  • The Associate Accountant is responsible for ensuring prompt collection of receivables.
  • This includes contacting customers to collect assigned receivables, ensuring customer payments have been applied correctly, making recommendations on elevating customer issues to leadership, performing special projects, analyses, updating collection notes in excel/ google docs for weekly A/R meetings and other duties as requested. 

 Additional Responsibilities:

  • Although the primary function of this role will be associated with Accounts Receivables; this individual will be part of a very small finance/admin team and will be expected to also book journal entries, reconcile assigned accounts, and other varying administrative tasks.
  • Assistance in all accounting functions, including Cash, Revenue, A/R:
  • Monthly Close and Journal Entry Preparation
  • Monthly Reconciliations (Bank, AR)
  • Support of external financial audit

What You Will Do:

  • Weekly collection calls/emails to customers regarding outstanding balances
  • Monitor customer accounts to ensure timely payments
  • Respond to all customers inquiries in a timely manner, research and resolve any issues and escalate as needed
  • Maintain accurate customer account information
  • Deposit checks and post payments received
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual sales tax calculations and filings
  • Invoice customer per contract terms
  • Prepare balance sheet schedules in accordance with month end close
  • Assist in year-end audit requests
  • Other duties as assigned


About You:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment with project deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees
  • 4+ years of experience in an accounting or bookkeeping role preferred
  • Collection experience preferred

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: April 25, 2022
Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
Job Type: Full-time