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Horst Engineering & Manufacturing Co.
East Hartford, CT

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The Accounting Specialist will work with accounts payable and accounts receivable. This position is an important part of our Finance Team as we continue to digitize our processes and grow.


  • Accounts payable processing of incoming invoices, payments, and remittance advice.
  • Work with Purchasing and Receiving departments to minimize AP discrepancies.
  • Prepare journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Maintain accurate records, including ledgers, journals, receipts, and invoices.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements.
  • Generate and review monthly reports.
  • Assist with preparation for annual audits.
  • Ensure compliance with internal accounting procedures.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives and special projects as assigned.


  • Knowledge of accounting, with emphasis on reconciliation and accounts payable
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in entering financial data
  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Maintain data integrity and confidentiality
  • Deadline-driven with excellent time management ability
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related fields; preferred
  • 1-3 years of general accounting experience specifically accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Experience with Epicor or similar ERP software suite

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time.