Credit Clerk (P/T, 24 hours/week)

Wigwam Mills, Inc.
Job Description
Wigwam Mills, Inc.
Credit Clerk
(Part-time, 24 hours/week)
 
Wigwam Mills, Inc. is a long-standing leader in the US-based development and manufacturing of high-quality, performance socks.  We work together as a team and know that our greatest asset is a loyal, well-informed employee.  Founded in 1905 by the Chesebro family, Wigwam remains privately owned today. Come join our family-owned business, proudly located in Sheboygan, WI for over 110 years!
 
PRIMARY POSITION FUNCTION:     
 
           1.     Prepare cash received for deposit. Separate remittance information,
                  Debits and correspondence attached to checks. Verify check date,
                  Total checks to prepare deposits, balance to General Accounting
                  Tape, and endorse checks.
 
        2.       Post cash in the accounts receivable system, and balance each batch
                  of checks.
 
        3.       Summarize daily cash receipts and balance to the general ledger.
 
        4.       Process credit cards and post in accounts receivable system.
 
        5.       Write debits to salesperson's commission account for Accounts
                  Receivable Bad Debt write-offs.
 
        6.       Submit job to run weekly Aged Trial Balance and reconcile system
                  Balances with general accounting.
 
        7.       Review past dues and enter bad debt write offs.
 
        8.       Record employee purchases, summarize biweekly, give totals to
                  payroll for deduction, balance is charged to ledger accounts and
                  copies filed.
 
        9.       Prepare freight invoices for clients as needed.
 
        10.     Organize all departmental files, reports, and records.
 
        11.     Assist with preparing credit lines, ordering trade reports, and
                  looking up credit ratings.
 
        12.     Assist with credit department filing.
 
        13.     Perform duties of Switchboard Operator to cover breaks and
                  absences, as necessary.
 
        14.     Provide back up for Regional Credit Manager, as needed.
 
        15.     Perform related duties as assigned.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • High school diploma or GED required
 
PREFERENCES:
  • Associates Degree or in process.
  • Previous experience with billing, bookkeeping and office.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; and use hands to handle, or touch objects or controls.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Normal office environment with some exposure to the factory.
 
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