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Accounting Specialist - Cash Application

Akima, LLC
Vienna, VA 22180
  • Job Code
    AKI04542





Akima is an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska. Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor. Our employees form oneof the broadest skill sets in all ofgovernment and industry delivering servicesand solutions in fields as diverse as aviation, construction, facilities and logistics,information technology, protective services and detention management, and systems engineering. We continually look for the very best and brightest to support our commitment to superior outcomes across todays most complex and critical missions worldwide. To learn more about Akima, LLC and opportunities across our family of companies, visit www.akima.com.


Job responsibilities:

The Accounting Specialist, Cash Application is responsible for processing, verifying, recording and maintaining data on payments and adjustments to accounts receivable open invoices or designated general ledger accounts in an efficient and accurate manner from various sources including checks, credit cards, wire transfers and ACHs. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Collecting and depositing incoming checks through the electronic deposit system.

  • Processing credit card payments using customer authorized request.

  • Gathering daily banking reports and supporting EDI or wiring instructions.

  • Coding and entering payments based on the source documents above.

  • Auditing and posting other team members edit journals for accuracy in the AR module.

  • Initiating correspondence, researching and resolving unidentified deposits.

  • Maintaining hard copy and electronic files for the daily bank reports and supporting documents.

  • Monitoring and applying credit memos as instructed by the billing team.

  • Researching inquiries from accounting and finance leads.

  • Balancing and reconciling cash accounts through the Cash Management module.

  • Prepare check request for overpayments.

  • Other projects as assigned.

The Cash Application Specialist must have:



  • Good working knowledge of accounting terminology.

  • The ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, and percentages including analytical skills.

  • The ability to learn and adapt to new concepts.

  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain a heavy redundant volume with tight deadlines.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.

  • The ability to take initiative and work independently


Minimum Qualifications:



  • Must have a minimum of an Associates Degree, with a concentration in accounting, as well as two to three years of accounting related experience in an office environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Previousexperience posting cash receipts highly desired

  • Must have basic to intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Must have a minimum of two years of Costpoint experience

  • Navision knowledge preferred, but not required.

  • Experience withSharePoint experience is a plus!

  • Candidate must be able to pass a background & credit check to be considered
Additional Skills:
In order to perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility efficiently and accurately with strong attention to detail.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.



We arean equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at
job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.



The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.



Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.



In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.







Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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