ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE

The accounting associate is responsible for helping to maintain a variety of client and vendor accounts. The accounting associate will work closely with the finance manager to ensure all accounting responsibilities are completed as required.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage accounts payable function including management of the company’s purchase order and invoice receiving software Materials Management System (MMS)
  • Maintain processes to ensure accuracy and integrity of purchase orders and invoice receipts
  • Accurately process manual accounts payable invoices, statement reconciliations, and miscellaneous electronic documents (pdf, Word, Excel)
  • Manage company credit card expense process, including support of employee user application, integration with ERP, and proper reporting and entry to general ledger
  • Support various company profiles in vendor portals
  • Respond to supplier credit information requests, and related tasks
  • Maintain and support customer-requested prequalification requirements, including supporting documentation and portal management
  • Process daily cash receipt, application, lien waiver, and related accounts receivable tasks
  • Support various fleet management tasks including registration, insurance, and other administrative needs
  • Provide general low-level support to ERP, job cost, and general ledger systems, including entry and transfer transactions, reporting, and reconciliations

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent technical discipline. Three years of accounting or finance experience will be considered in lieu of an associate degree
  • Construction experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to think critically and assess various situations for the best course of action
  • Proficiency with Bluebeam, Adobe Reader, PDF, MS Office 365 (Teams, Excel, Word, PPT).
  • Specific intermediate Excel skills include vlookups, pivot tables, if/then statements, or equivalent
  • Aptitude to learn new technology easily
  • Keen attention to details
  • Ability to visualize processes and process improvements
  • Ability to work professionally and effectively with a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to make sound decisions by analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems
  • High level of dependability and responsibility. Regular, predictable attendance is required
  • Ability to work on phone and computer for extended periods of time and outside of standard business hours when necessary

Collins Electrical Construction Co. is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, ancestry, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual or affectional orientation, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, participation in a local human rights commission and or any other basis protected by law or company policy.