Hampel Oil Distributors, Inc. Accounting Clerk in Wichita, Kansas

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for providing accounting administrative support including accounts payable, data entry and processing paperwork. Candidate will provide support for other accounting functions as needed. Managing rapidly shifting priorities in a professional and respectful manner. Communicating effectively with other internal departments and outside vendors on projects and deadlines. Collaborating with other accounting staff to make sure needs of the entire department are met.

Our ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, organized, problem solver with a high sense of urgency and ability to handle multiple projects at one time. Candidates with accounts payable/accounting clerk experience handling will quickly move to the top of the list. As a family-owned company we seek candidates that take ownership of their contributions to our growth.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Possess an understanding of General Accounting, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable or related financial areas through familiarity of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Accounting field

  • Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers, and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable)

  • Enter data into computer system using SAP and Excel spreadsheets

  • Compile and reconcile records for internal company employees

  • Investigate questionable data while protecting company‚Äôs confidential information

  • Print, file, and store accounting documentation as required

  • Sort, code, post, enter data, and receive payments

  • Process credit card statements and A/P invoice payments

  • Prepare A/P invoices via General Ledger coding, review invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment, and understand the complete posting cycle

  • Assist customers, vendors, and Hampel Oil employees with questions as they occur including researching and solving payment discrepancies

  • Prepare analysis and reconciliation accounts as required

  • Assist in monthly closings and Annual Reports by preparing analysis of accounts as required

  • Provide backup to other positions within the Accounting department via cross training while assist others in resolving basic accounting issues

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment while integrating a high degree of attention to detail and organization

  • Comprehensive skills in Microsoft Office

  • Understanding of General Accounting through familiarity of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Accounting field

  • Problem solver who is organized and can prioritize while dealing with a variety of concrete variables in various situations

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of individuals and departments while maintaining a professional attitude

  • Great customer service attitude to support co-workers, management, clients, and others in a courteous and professional manner

  • Adhere to General Work Requirements with minimal supervision

  • Capacity to meet productivity standards and complete work in a timely manner while remaining detail oriented and motivated for the long-run

  • Associates Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school with 1-2 years of experience in an Accounting or Financial position; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 1+ years of Excel and database experience

  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed or required

  • Ability for occasional weekend shifts as needed or required

  • Willing and able to submit and pass non-DOT drug screening and background checks per company requirements

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SAP software systems

  • 2-3 years of Accounts Payable and or Accounts Receivable experience

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