• McWane Ductile Ohio - Accounting Clerk

    Job Locations US-OH-Coshocton
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    McWane Ductile - Ohio
  • Overview

    Accounting Clerk


    McWane is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices.  McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.



    Responsible for applying cash receipts to customer’s accounts for McWane Ductile Pipe Group.  Also responsible for working closely with the Credit Manager and contacting customers with delinquent accounts using the highest level of professionalism.  Assist credit and accounting with other clerical duties as assigned.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. This position is a full time (minimum 40 hours per week) on-site position.


    1. Cash application for Pipe Group with high level of accurateness.
    2. Review Aging Receivables for outstanding balances and collection.
    3. Resolve payment disputes with customers.
    4. Reconcile daily cash postings.
    5. Contact delinquent accounts by phone, fax, and in writing.
    6. Work closely with the sales department and credit manager on back charges or deductions, which may hold up payments.
    7. Prepare waivers as assigned by credit manager.
    8. Release customer orders for shipment.
    9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
    10. Participate in bi-monthly pipe inventories.
    11. Cross train on other accounting clerical positions.
    12. Serve as a backup for other accounting clerical positions.
    13. Prepare various journal entries at month end.
    14. Reconcile various accounts.
    15. Prepare and distribute various month end reports.
    16. Prepare requests from auditors.

    Supervisory Responsibilities                                                   

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities




    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


    Analytical - Collects and researches data.


    Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.


    Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


    Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.


    Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.


    Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Listens to others without interrupting; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.


    Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.


    Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.


    Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.


    Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.


    Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.


    Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.


    Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.


    Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.


    Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.





    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Education and/or Experience          

    An Associate Degree in Accounting or Business; or one year of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.                                



    Language Skills                                               

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



    Mathematical Skills                                                    

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to understand statistics. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



    Reasoning Ability                                            

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



    Computer Skills                                              

    Computer literate; proficient with Microsoft Windows, MS Office programs and applications such as Outlook, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer.





    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations



    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach, bend, stoop, climb and sit. Use of hands and arms is required to reach, pull, push and lift up to 50 lbs. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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