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Accounting Specialist

Company: Blu Dot Design and Manufacturing, Inc.
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

TITLE: Accounting Specialist

REPORTS TO: Accounting Supervisor

ABOUT US: Blu Dot (www.bludot.com), an award-winning designer and maker of modern home furnishings, is currently searching for an Accounting Specialist to join our dynamic and values-driven company.

Company Purpose
Inspire a more creative way of living through good design that's good to everyone.

Core Values

  • Good design is good. Good design should be reflected in everything we do.
  • Keep it simple. Strive for economy in all that you do.
  • Everyone is invited to our party. Treat every individual with respect & dignity.
  • Our glass is half full. Focus on the positive.
  • Be humble. We take nothing for granted.
  • Turn it up to 11. Determine what is expected and do a little more.
  • Stay curious. Try, learn, improve, repeat.

    ABOUT THE ROLE: We are looking for an Accounting Specialist to help us process accounts payable and accounts receivable as our business grows. We're looking for someone like you if you have accounting experience, a passion for process improvement, an aptitude for systems and curiosity to solve new and interesting business problems. We're delivering on our purpose of "Inspiring a more creative way of living through good design that's good to everyone."

    Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processing is important as we ensure cash flow to support our business growth. Efficiency and accuracy are important as we deliver great products to even more customers. We are creating this role to help our team be more efficient to support growth. We want you to be a part of this exciting time at Blu Dot.

    Join our accounting team and partner closely with our sourcing and customer support teams to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and great customer service. Blu Dot values good design, simplicity, inclusion, optimism, humility, and curiosity. If those values speak to you, you'll want to learn more.


    • You are passionate about cultivating a diverse and inclusive culture
    • A relationship builder. You strive to foster meaningful professional connections
    • You use excellent listening and communication skills to work with employees and managers to collect the information you need to effectively support AR/AP best practices.
    • You understand the importance of the role's accountabilities and responsibilities. You have a high attention to detail and take pride in doing things right
    • You are self-driven with a strong work ethic and work well with minimum supervision.


      • Learn Blu Dot technology and business practices
      • Ensure accurate accounting by reconciling bank statements and credit card deposits
      • Work with customer service and ensure customers get great service by processing invoices, returns and credit memos for our customers
      • Partner with external stakeholders to verify timely payments by processing daily vendor invoices
      • Apply your problem-solving skills to ensure efficiency and accuracy by entering month-end journal entries and daily cash receipts
      • Be resourceful in finding answers and solving problems for the team
      • Many other opportunities and experiences to enhance your knowledge base by assisting the team as requested


        • 2+ years of Accounting experience
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
        • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field (Business Administration, etc.)
        • Position is based out of Minneapolis, MN headquarters with a flexible working environment/schedule (no full-time remote work available)

          *Everyone's welcome to our party! Blu Dot always welcomes candidates with unique and diverse backgrounds. Blu Dot is a member of E-Verify. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Keywords: Blu Dot Design and Manufacturing, Inc., Minneapolis , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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