Accounting Specialist I

Posted: June 7, 2021
Full-Time
Appleton, WI, United States

Suburban Enterprises, Inc. is currently seeking an energetic Accounting Specialist to join our team. This position will support our Accounting responsibilities. This role has the opportunity to partner with different divisions within the company and provide exceptional analytical, troubleshooting, and communication skills. The Accounting Specialist will need to have fantastic customer service skills, excellent computer skills, and a cheerful personality. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and have the ability and self-motivation to create and maintain accuracy. The Accounting Specialist position has opportunities for growth and advancement.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE:

  • Accounts Payable
    • Processes vendor invoices daily
    • Reconciles vendor statements
    • Responsible for maintaining current Certificates of Insurance and W9’s
    • Sets up new vendors
    • Responds to team members and vendor inquiries as appropriate
    • Records all company credit card transactions
    • Processes employee expense reports for payment
  • Cash Receipts and Petty Cash
    • Records payments received through lockbox
    • Enters wire transfers, credit card payments, and paper checks
    • Processes credit card payments online
    • Disburses petty cash and records all petty cash transactions
  • General Accounting
    • Processes monthly journal entries as directed by the Accounting Manager
    • Pays invoices by verifying transaction information; scheduling and preparing disbursements; obtaining authorization of payment
    • Verifies accounts by reconciling statements and transactions
    • Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation, issuing stop payments, or adjustments
    • Reviews and processes job cost information as submitted by Project Managers and resolves errors with Project Managers involved
    • Assists with special projects, as necessary

PROFIT/LOSS:

  • Keeps Accounting Manager informed on all significant matters affecting financial operations, accounting, payroll, and data processing activities
  • Maintains financial security by following internal accounting controls
  • Maintains financial historical records by filing accounting document

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT:

  • Self-aware recognizes his/her strengths and development needs
  • Owns and maintains a career path to reach your highest potential
  • Self-motivated lifelong learner; likes to experience new things; asks a lot of questions, always learning to achieve their highest potential

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Aware of surroundings (trip hazards, office machinery, etc.)
  • Support of field safety initiatives
  • Demonstrates a commitment to zero accidents and every accident is preventable through training, risk prevention, and continuous improvement

WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO THE TABLE:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as financial reports, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as tax, discounts, and interest
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities
  • Strong software skills, especially Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Tactful in their dealings with people using good customer service and interpersonal skills, communicating effectively with clients and managers
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of two years in an Accounting role
  • Proficient computer skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Payroll experience

WHAT WE’LL DO FOR YOU:

Our Culture. Safety, core values, teamwork, feedback, and continuous improvement. This is our culture. This is how we work together. This is how we do business.

Core Values:

Your Career. You have a career here at Suburban. Not just a job. We want you to reach your highest potential. You decide what that is.

Our Commitment. To your financial health and well-being. This starts with the Great Game of Business, the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), bonus plan, increased income potential, and benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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