Staff Accountant

Missoula, Montana
Jun 21, 2024
Jun 22, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Large Transportation firm in Missoula is looking to add a strong Accountant to the team

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ben Thomas
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Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 per year

A bit about us:

Our philosophy is "Do it Right!" Our emphasis is on training and our commitment to technology ensures our employees are better able to serve all your sales, parts, and service needs. We strive to "do what we say," and provide our customers with great products, top quality customer service, and fair prices.

Why join us?

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Job Details

Duties include:
  • Perform daily and month-end accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to, preparing journal entries, updating financial

spreadsheets, account reconciliations, accounting for fixed assets, truck sale accounting, warranty accounting, and other projects as assigned.
  • Help process bi-weekly payroll, remitting payroll liability and monthly benefit payments, orientation & onboarding new employees, processing

terminations, updating benefits changes, and maintain employee files.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll and sales tax filings.
  • Work with Accounts Receivable staff to handle customer inquiries, manage credit limit overrides, collect past due payments, process credit

applications, set up new customers, process certain types of payments, and research & correct errors.
  • Work with Accounts Payable staff to help manage relationships with vendors and service providers; ensure that all items are invoiced and paid on

time per company payment policies; and research & correct errors.
  • Work with Parts, Service, and Sales departments on a number of inter-department reconciliations, status tracking, and research projects. Including,

but not limited to, purchase order reconciliations, core return report, warranty reconciliation, cash account payment status report, and outstanding
sales purchase order report.
  • Tracking & posting company credit card expenditures, reconcile credit card activity, and processing employee expense reports.
  • Perform a variety of office administration duties such as replacing printer toners, managing cell phones, and maintaining stock of office supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To be successful in this position, you must have an understanding of accounting principles; corporate/business accounting; month-end closing processes; accounting reconciliations; payroll processing & human resources; and proficiency with computers & software, such as MS Excel, Management Software Solutions, and QuickBooks. You should be dependable, trustworthy, efficient, organized, and not mind wearing multiple hats.

Skills and Educational requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or related work experience (5 years).
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Understanding of basic labor law, payroll processing and payroll taxes
  • Proficiency with computer software including windows, Microsoft office (Excel), Management Accounting Software, and payroll software

  • Exceptional time management and excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Professional manner and strong ethical code.
  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information.
  • Ability to learn new tasks, take good notes, and retain what you are taught.
  • Commitment to working efficiently and accurately with a high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks as needed.

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