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Zehnder Rittling is seeking candidates for the position of Staff Accountant.  The following is representative of the general details and knowledge, skills and abilities of this position and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements or qualifications that may be inherent in the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential position functions.

Position Summary:

Responsible for supporting the company Finance Department with all accounting functions including  general ledger maintenance, management of  payables and receivables, monthly closings, account reconciliations, research and analysis of information, report preparation,. Position reports to the VP of Finance. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, prepares and posts journal entries, analyzing and correcting discrepancies to ensure accuracy and completeness of the general ledger
  • Prepares and analyzes monthly bank account reconciliations and balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepares reports detailing monthly expenses by cost center
  • Assists in preparing corporate forecast by cost center
  • Corresponds with and provides assistance to other departments to ensure proper accounting for purchases and expenses
  • Takes an active role in continuously improving and automating financial processes to remove non-value add tasks
  • Participates in development of financial systems (QAD – MFGPro)
  • Processes accounts payable. Prepares checks for signature and coordinates distribution. Contacts vendors when needed and resolves payable issues
  • Processes accounts receivable. Communicates with customers to maintain acceptable “days in accounts receivable”
  • Sales tax return
  • Processes inventory adjustments in ERP system, investigate variances and work with operations personnel to resolve discrepancies. Lead monthly inventory cycle counting process  
  • Maintains accounting files
  • All other duties as assigned by Manager


Education and/or experience: 

  • BS Degree in Accounting with minimum of 5 years comparable work experience
  • Work within a Finance Department of a manufacturing company is a plus. 

Other skills:

  • Professional demeanor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a team based environment

Computer skills:

  • Highly computer literate. Microsoft Office: Word, Excel required. Working knowledge of PowerPoint and ACCESS is a plus.

Physical Demands:

  • Physical demands of typical office setting. Employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. Must be able to communicate effectively via phone. Specific vision requirements include close vision. Occasionally required to stand, walk. 

Work Environment:

  • Majority of work is performed in a typical office setting. The noise level in the work environment is low. 

Zehnder Rittling offers a highly competitive compensation and fringe benefits package including options for medical, dental, vision insurance, supplemental short term disability coverage, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, tuition assistance and relocation assistance.


If you are looking to join a team-oriented, fast-paced organization and meet the above qualifications, please forward resume and salary history to:

Zehnder Rittling
100 Rittling Blvd.
Buffalo, NY 14220
ATTN: Human Resources
E-mail: HR@zehnder-rittling.com (as Word attachment only)

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