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Accounting Clerk II

Company: Benchmark Electronics
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Benchmark provides comprehensive solutions across the entire product lifecycle; leading through its innovative technology and engineering design services, leveraging its optimized global supply chain, and delivering world-class manufacturing services. The industries we serve include: commercial aerospace, defense, advanced computing, next generation telecommunications, complex industrials, medical, and semiconductor capital equipment.


Under supervision, performs both the collection and processing of customer cash receipts into the Accounts Receivable system and/or the disbursement of funds to vendors in the Accounts Payable system and all other aspects of the two functions within the Finance department.


* Numerically account for all invoices generated each day and mail invoices timely. For Accounts Payable, account for all invoices to be paid and execute payment at the direction of Finance Management
* Check and verify records for accuracy
* Prepare invoices and/or vouchers
* Post customer cash receipts into the Accounts Receivable system; Post vendor invoices into the Accounts Payable system
* Ensure all liabilities are properly records at month end
* Post journal entries as required
* Code data for financial data processing system
* Reconcile daily activities
* File paid invoices and maintain Accounts Payable files
* Assist in maintaining customer contact regularly to ensure timely collection and a current aging
* For Accounts Receivables, assist in coordinating the resolution of invoice collection issues with Program Management; For Accounts Payables, work with vendors to a limited extent and Benchmark purchasing personnel to resolve any outstanding issues or payment schedules
* Answer both internal and external basic inquiries/references related to processing function
* Assist with the reconciliation of the sub-ledger to the General Ledger at month-end
* Perform basic analysis of data for submission to supervision
* May be assigned projects of moderate complexity to resolve
* Prepare non-routine reports for review by management

Other information:

* 2 Year accounting or related degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management; 2+ years' experience in the accounting field. Must have the ability to perform moderate-complex accounting tasks
* Effective written and verbal communication skills
* Effective interpersonal skills
* Ability to multitask and take on additional responsibilities as required
* Effective organization and prioritization skills
* Demonstrated high attention to detail
* Proven ability to demonstrate discretion and confidentiality when representing the company
* Ability to work overtime when needed
* Proven ability to work with diverse groups
* Accepting of opportunities to cross-train into other site operations, as needed
* Participation in a continuous improvement activity


* 2 Year accounting or related degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management

Geographical Location: Minnesota:Rochester

Physical Location: Rochester, MN

Shift: 1 Shift

Work Schedule: M-F 0800-1700

Full Time

Benchmark is an equal opportunity employer. We are bringing together a diverse workforce with unique talents, life experiences, cultures, and perspectives to promote an innovative, collaborative, and creative place to work. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at

Keywords: Benchmark Electronics, Rochester , Accounting Clerk II, Accounting, Auditing , Rochester, Minnesota

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