• Cash Applicator

    Location US-NY-Syracuse
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Accounting / Finance
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a AR Clerk/Cash Applicator to join the Electrical Wiring Systems Team in Syracuse,NY. In this role the candidate is responsible the processing of all customer payments received into the ERP system.  Keep monthly stats for receivable balancing and cash receipts. Maintain wires received.  Daily offsets. Insure all payments are processed timely and accurately.  Deductions coded and back up provided for further processing.  A/R month end close process.



    What Will You Do?


    • Process all in coming customer cash receipts.
    • Insure all cash is recorded and processed.
    • Prioritize work flow to respond and manage volume of cash application, offsets and month end closing deadlines.
    • Maintain cash receipts book and perform daily balancing of A/R.
    • Performs other similar and related duties as required.
    • Provide chargeback information with back up for CFS Reps.
    • Daily offsets.
    • Assist with other department responsibilities as requested.
    • Provide information for journal entries for Intercompany and clearing accounts.
    • Month end Close.


    Basic Qualifications: 

    • Associate’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
    • 1+ years experience in cash application or similar accounting/finance functions. (Internships accepted)

    Preferred Qualificatios:

    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Able to work independently.  Basic understanding of accounting.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and able to effectively multi-task.
    • Strong computer skills, must be have accurate data entry skills.  Proficiency with excel sheets.   Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.   
    • Be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment.

    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us


    About Legrand’s Electrical Wiring Systems Division

    Legrand’s Electrical Wiring Systems (EWS) division provides the most complete line of residential, commercial and industrial electrical wiring devices in the world.  EWS has strong market positions in wiring devices, raceway, floor & open space, overhead systems, pro-installed home systems and specialty networking across a number of exciting verticals including industrial food and beverage, hospitality and residential builders.  For more information, visit legrand.us/electrical wiring devices








    Equal Opportunity Employer




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