Title: Payroll & Job Costing Accountant
Reports To: Controller
Department: Accounting

Summary of Position: The Payroll and Job Costing Accountant is responsible for processing payroll for Tower Construction, Civil and Structural field crews. This position will complete auditing and reconciliation of both payroll and accounting records.

Payroll Responsibilities:
  • Complete daily payroll for field crew into Sage, track hours and verify travel on GPS
  • Ensure equipment and projects are linked to the correct number of hours for each crew
  • Perform payroll and benefit related reconciliations
  • Filing as needed
  • Enter 3rd party sick pay and garnishments into payroll employee profiles
  • Conduct audits on various payroll and benefit information within the payroll system
  • Complete reports as needed for payroll purposes
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

Accounting Responsibilities:
  • A/R payment postings in Sage and customer files
  • Process early payment discounts
  • Complete billing & job closing for Civil, Structural & contracts
  • Track loan payments
  • Complete loan reconciliation and forecasting
  • Track bank transfers
  • Collections and A/R forecasting
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Perform General Ledger account reconciliations
  • Complete Sales Tax reporting, reconciliations & filing
  • Hold, process and reconcile all petty cash transactions
  • Complete Warehouse PO’s
  • Backup A/P when needed
  • Create various reports as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

Other Responsibilities:
  • Truck and equipment recordkeeping & filings
  • Fuel system/Fleet Cards administration & audits

Competencies/ Qualifications:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Proven ability in multi-tasking
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to adapt to changing work environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven ability to keep confidential information secure

Education/ Experience:
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-3 years intermediate level accounting experience
  • 2-3 years payroll experience
  • 1-2 years in the construction industry is a plus
Basic Abilities:
  • Basic math, reading and writing
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Sage Timberline software is a plus
  • Must be able to use common sense and solve problems independently
Physical Demands:
Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time

This is a full time position

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