Junior Accountant

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



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Job Summary: A successful manufacturing and glass installation company has an excellent opportunity for a Junior Accountant who is goal-oriented and self-motivated. The Junior Accountant is responsible for supporting day to day general accounting functions in accounts payable, accounts receivable and assist with job cost allocations. The position will support the Controller and accounting team in all areas of the accounting department.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile and close Company accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Perform general ledger duties to assist with monthly activity and closings.
  • Analyze variances in account balances vendor accounts.
  • Proactive analysis of variances and communication of issues and opportunities to Controller.
  • Record cash receipts from customers into various entities.
  • Prepare general ledger journal entries.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely month-end close tasks.
  • Prepares, reviews, and interprets data for inclusion in financial reports, statements, and summaries.
  • Reviews financial data for accuracy; identifies problems and supports day-to-day operations.
  • Assist with tax filings & other government compliance.
  • Assists with related special projects as required.
  • Participate in special projects as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Controller.

Other Duties: Please not this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Competencies:

  • Performance Management
  • Flexibility
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Self-Motivated
  • Time Management
  • Ethical Conduct


Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is quiet in the office.


Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Associate s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • Minimum two (2) years recent/current experience in accounting.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Excel including VLOOKUP, SUMIF, and PIVOT TABLE.
  • Proficiency in bookkeeping; journal entries, debits/credits, chart of accounts and general ledger.
  • Experience in a construction industry with job cost accounting preferred.
  • Excellent understanding of accounting and reporting regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and switch focus quickly
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of senior managers and subject matter experts.
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time, non-exempt salary position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00. All applicants must be willing and able to work on call and perform weekend work when required by management.


Why Admiral Glass Company?

We believe that where you work matters and doing what you enjoy is important. We are looking for highly motivated people with innovative ideas to be a part of our team. Our current benefits package includes:

  • Medical Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance ($10,000 policy paid for by company)
  • Aflac (Group Hospital Enhancement, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, & Short-Term Disability Insurance)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off Benefits (Paid Sick & Vacation Time)


We maintain a drug and alcohol-free workplace. All applicants offered a position will be required to take and pass an offsite pre-employment drug test and submit to a criminal background check. (A conviction does not automatically bar you from employment. Criminal background checks will be considered on a case by case basis.)


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