Schunk Xycarb Technology (SXT), Inc. in Georgetown, Texas is growing and seeking for an Accounting Specialist (AP & AR) for our U.S. Operations in Georgetown, Texas facility. 

Accounting Specialist

Schunk Xycarb Technology is the one-stop leading global supplier of Silicon Carbide coated Graphite, Quartz-ware, Ceramic and Silicon consumable products and related technology services for the Microelectronics industry. Schunk Xycarb Technology produces high-tech process-chamber equipment parts for wafer production and processing, including dedicated customer engineering support. Our advanced solutions enable leading-edge manufacturing of next-generation Semiconductor, Optoelectronics, Solar and Silicon devices and applications. Schunk Xycarb Technology is a business group of the Schunk Group, with its global headquarters in Helmond, the Netherlands, and local representation at key locations world-wide. The headquarters for the Americas operations and the Global Center of Excellence for Quartz design, production and reconditioning is located in Georgetown, Texas.
  • Working Time: Full-Time
  • Type of Employment: Permanent
  • Job Location: Georgetown, Texas - USA
About your role
We are looking for an organized and detail-oriented Accounting Specialist to join our Finance Team. The Accounting Specialist is responsible for timely and accurate processing of general accounting and finance data related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and inventory functions, analyse information, maintain complete and accurate records, assist with routine accounting duties, and provide prompt, courteous responses to inquiries from clients and vendors. The successful candidate should be committed to provide efficient, reliable support to the Finance Department members, other departments, and external parties. You should be trustworthy, thorough, and courteous with excellent time management skills. 
This is a highly visible position that reports directly to the Financial Controller. 
Are you ready for the next step in your career? 
As the Accounting Specialist, you will be responsible for:
  • Process vendor invoices - all types (MIRO + Non PO), analyze open  accounts payable and receivables, match vendor invoices with goods receipts and enter freight bills, file invoices and ensure correct data entry
  • Maintenance of GRIR account, research and solve invoice and payment discrepancies
  • Maintain relationship with vendors and customers and ensure that no problems with products and or services are present
  • Discuss open accounts with vendors and customers and try to resolve any payment issues, identify outstanding problems that delay payments and try to expedite payments
  • Discuss all open invoices with Purchasing, Shipping & Receiving and Sales or Customer Service teams as needed and discuss strategy for paying open invoices and open accounts
  • Prepare daily cash deposit tickets, maintenance of the A/P & AR check register and process A/P checks / ACH payments / bank wires
  • Allocation of benefits cost and cross-trained for all payroll entries
  • Generate and analyse GRIR monthly report, Consigned Inventory report (MRKO) and Sales & Marketing personnel travel expenses reports
  • Post daily cash deposits, daily cash reconciliations by applying customer payments
  • Prepare gross margin report analysis for production profit centers
  • Ensure all intercompany charges are regularly invoiced to affiliated entities, setup and maintain proper Internal Control procedures, review and analyse cost center expenses
  • Reconciliation of various Balance Sheet accounts, research and review for Sales & Use taxes
  • Execute weekly WIP calculations in SAP
  • Cross-trained to act as a back up person for Accounting Assistant (A/R, F/A & P/R)
  • Assist department with the annual financial audit and other varieties of duties 
What will you bring?
The right candidate for this position will have:
  • Associate Degree, High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • 4+ years’ of accounting experience in A/P, A/R, G/L, and/or F/A in a manufacturing environment
  • Extensive experience in SAP Accounting Module is required
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office including word processing, spreadsheets, and MS Outlook
  • Understanding of accounting principles and current financial legislation
  • Excellent attention to details, organization and the ability to prioritize effectively is a MUST 
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with regards to all financial matters and to take direction as related to all accounting processes
  • Strong demonstrated written and verbal communications skills in English required
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with frequently shifting priorities
  • And, last but not least, to live up to the core competencies of Schunk Xycarb Technology: Innovation, Collaboration, and Customer Focus
SXT-US offers:
  • A high-tech environment with an ambitious worldwide market-leading company
  • Employment through a privately held international organization headquartered in Helmond (Netherlands), with locations across the US, Asia, and Europe
  • A dedicated, specialized team where collaboration is key. Our team is our strength!
  • A professional atmosphere with a constructive environment that respects its employees
  • A challenging position that will help define the future of this department as it grows
  • Competitive wages with quarterly profit-sharing bonuses
  • Health benefits including medical, dental & vision
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term & long-term disability
  • Paid Time Off and paid company holidays
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) plan: Company contribution of 3% of your salary
  • Tuition reimbursement/Educational assistance
  • Annual Safety Shoe & RX Safety Glasses Allowance for all the employees
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Travel Assistance
  • Employee Referral Bonus up to $3000 per referral
  • Sign-on Bonus & many more!
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The Schunk Group is a global technology company with around 9,000 employees in 26 countries. The company is a leading supplier of products made of high-tech materials – such as carbon, technical ceramics and sintered metal – as well as machines and systems – from environmental simulation and air conditioning to ultrasonic welding and optical machines.