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Job Location:    Northampton, MA - Northampton, MA
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    High School
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Finance

Company Overview
YAK ACCESS is one of North America’s leading providers of right-of-way access solutions. From pipelines to power lines to civil projects, we offer unmatched expertise in total access planning, clearing, sitework and restoration services. When customers choose YAK ACCESS as their access company, they’re also choosing North America’s largest supplier of access mats and products for building temporary or permanent roads—which means they can be as confident in their materials as they are in their project plan.
These end-to-end solutions are delivered by an experienced, reliable team who place a priority on safety, environmental sensitivity, cost, and timeliness. In short, YAK ACCESS goes the extra mile to ensure our clients’ projects are successful.
At YAK and our business units, we bring operational excellence regardless of industry or location. Our culture is as top notch as our service and our employees work together like a family. We have been ranked 2nd by our employees as one of the Best Places to Work in Mississippi in the Mega-Large Division for the last three years in a row!
Position Description
In this position, you will enter, post and reconcile batches, research and resolve customer A/R issues, prepare aging report, place billing and collection calls, maintain cash receipts journal, update, and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L.
  • Assist with bank reconciliation
  • Post and balance financial data in various ledgers
  • Input timesheet data
  • Prepare aging report
  • Create manual and process electronic billing invoices
  • Provide information as requested to customers, the sales/marketing    department and other stake holders
  • Collections; contact existing clients to help resolve payment issues; assist  in setting up payment plans in a kind and professional manner
  • Follow up on aged accounts in search of resolution

Position Requirements:
  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting or related field highly preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in receivable
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferred (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPS)
  • Bookkeeping experience preferred
  • Strong analytical skills in basic accounts payable and accounting policy
  • ERP experience (M-3, Oracle, JD Edwards, SAP, MS Dynamics)
  • Intermediate Excel skills
Personal Attributes
Interpersonal Communication-- Navigate and relate with all levels of the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Integrity and Trust--Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidence; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
Team Building--Creates unity and productivity of team under management; team members state that they feel part of a high-performing team; is able to improve performance and motivate to excellence; develops team building and team motivating activities
Presentation Skills--Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, direct reports, and bosses; is effective both inside and outside the organization, commands attention and can manage group processes during the presentation; can change tactics midstream when something isn’t working.
Internal Partnering--Relating to peers on a personal level; cooperating with peers; joint problem solving; responding to accolades; handling peer conflict