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Accounting Specialist

Company:ESCO Group
Job type:Finance


The Accounting Specialist is a support position within the accounting structure of ESCO Group.  This position is best described as a billing resource. Work executed will be for a multi-discipline accounting team. This position requires knowledge of accounting principles.

• Set up customer jobs in accounting system accurately and in a timely manner.

• Facilitate cost account meetings with Project Managers and/or General Foremen, review and analyze cost information, and update notes in the collaboration tool.

• Prepare and post project accounting adjustments by updating estimates, increasing contract amounts, adding change orders, updating job type and/or tracking purchase orders.

• Initiate time and material moves as needed.

• Review collaboration tool to determine customer billing requirements.

• Prepare customer invoices by gathering information such as unbilled WIP reports, purchase orders, and material invoices.

• Send weekly time reports to customers.

• Review job sales and use tax issues.

• Provide assistance researching job numbers to Payroll and Accounts Payable.

• Close customer jobs on completion.

• Monitor and maintain assigned customer accounts including customer calls, account adjustments, and customer reconciliations.

• Communicate and follow up with internal and external customers regarding outstanding issues.

• Document collection efforts within Accounts Receivable aging tool.

• Accountable for reducing delinquency for assigned accounts.

• Process customer credit card payments as needed; may prepare or post daily deposits.

• Document internal processes and process changes—creating clear SOPs as needed.

• Assist in identifying team goals and be a key participant in achieving team goals.

• Be a key driver of process improvement for the ERC.

• Assist with answering phones and front desk support.

Starting salary:
$30,000 - 50,000

Company benefits:
Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Paid Leave, 401k, EAP, Flu Shots, Chair Massages, Health Screenings, Fitness Centers, and Wellness Seminars

High school courses important to the position:
Math, Accounting

Training, certifications, or degree needed to qualify for the position:
Associate's Degree

Specific skills that your business recognizes as fundamental to employment (life skills):
Organization, Time Management, Multi-tasking, Communication, Detail-Oriented, Initiative, Resourcefulness, Teamwork, and Adaptable

Advancement opportunities in the company:
ESCO Group encourages personal and professional development at all levels. Employees have the opportunity choose career paths within their disciplines, pursuing progressively more complex and challenging assignments and projects.

Linn-Mar Career Path Curriculum Marion Independent Career Path Curriculum

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