ROLE:  To support the Controller in carrying out the responsibilities of the Accounting Department and to provide back up to the Billing Coordinator.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  1. Course work in job costing is preferred.
  2. Must be a perfectionist by nature, with no tolerance for financial sloppiness.
  3. Must be highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data.
  4. Must be highly skilled in use of Excel Spreadsheets.
  5. Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, demonstrating the ability to conceptualize, create, and execute flexible and innovative solutions to accounting and reporting issues.
  6. Must be skilled in use of MS Word and possess excellent written communication skills to handle the occasional administrative needs of the department.
  7. Must have very good verbal skills.
  8. Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Create and maintain vendor documentation
  2. Process Accounts Payable
  3. Create and maintain Purchase Order Processing system
  4. Prepare Accounts Receivable Cash Deposits
  5. Reconcile employee credit card and gas card purchases
  6. Work with Project Managers in utilization of Job Cost Accounting Software
  7. Prepare mailings and priority shipments for the Accounting Department
  8. Prepare labels and maintain files as needed within the department
  9. Prepare correspondence as needed within the department
  10. Manage petty cash account
  11. Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time by the Controller

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE and TRAINING: 

 

  1. Master of Accountancy or related field is required. Degree(s) must be from a credible college or university
  2. Minimum 3 years in Accounting is required.

 

All other requirements for employment with Pettigrew will apply.