Accounting/Cost Control

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Accounting/Cost Control

Reports to

Chief Financial Officer

Job Overview

The Accounting/Cost Control is responsible for managing financial transactions, ensuring accuracy in financial reporting, and implementing cost-saving measures within our company.  This position requires a strong understanding of accounting principles, financial analysis techniques, and business operations, as well as excellent analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills.  As a result of the geographically dispersed nature of the Company and its 24/7 field operations, the person in this position is required to work outside of regular business hours and possible weekends.  This is not a remote position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake responsibilities involving both financial and operational accounting functions, collaborating directly with both the accounting manager and the cost control manager.
  • Prepare account reconciliations and account analysis on a regular basis.
  • Manage daily accounting transactions, including Accounts Payable (AP), Invoicing, and Accounts Receivable (AR).
  • Review weekly payroll files.
  • Perform daily cost control tasks to support field operations, including compiling and distributing weekly reports.
  • Handle administrative duties for new projects and ongoing project management.
  • Aid in the processing and review of hourly/project payroll.
  • Compile and analyze financial data to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting principles.
  • Assist in periodic closing procedures (monthly, quarterly, and annually), aiding in the preparation and review of financial statements and management reports for each period.
  • Work together with various departments to facilitate decision-making processes and create reports that aid in project management and overall business decision-making.
  • Support budgeting and forecasting activities by collecting pertinent data and generating reports.
  • Maintain poise and focus under time constraint and adverse conditions.
  • Ensure safe working environment while performing work.
  • Comply with all Client and Company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, preferred.
  • Education requirement may be waived with demonstrated experience in an accounting role or enrollment in a degree program if it does not conflict with regular business hours.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and work ethic.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective handling of multiple tasks simultaneously; able to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment; must be a self-starter.
  • Possess strong technological skills and demonstrate a keen interest in utilizing technology to its fullest potential.
  • Readiness to dive in, learn, and adapt as necessary.
  • Relentless commitment to teamwork, excellence, and client satisfaction.
  • Possess excellent teamworking skills.
  • Possess/be able to obtain and maintain Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), preferred.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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