An Atlanta based small construction firm is seeking a candidate to perform the daily financial activities of the company. The candidate will keep updated all financial records of the contractor’s expenditures, Account Receivables, Account Payables, profit and loss, balance sheet, cash flow and/or related financial activities, prepare checks for approval, get approved checks ready for mailing, maintain and organize all A/P and A/R files, employee folders, payment stubs, etc. Thus, the candidate will enter data periodically and will keep the books updated. Knowledge of QuickBooks is preferred with a solid understanding of accounting principles.
Candidates must have experience in accounting and be organized to keep up with all the daily financial activities of the company, including working with QuickBooks, processing payroll taxes, handling accounting entries, entering invoices, entering vendor and supplier information, performing expenses breakdown and allocations, carrying out bank reconciliations, etc. The job also involves general clerical duties such as filing paperwork for any financial transaction, filing applications for employment, credit lines, business licenses, permits, certifications, subcontractor’s applications and licenses, insurance and bonding related paperwork, etc. As the small business concern we are, there are not enough invoices and bills to fill in the entire week, but there is plenty of work when combining accounting activities with general office duties. The opportunity to learn a variety of small business related matters is unlimited. Additionally, the candidate must have good communication skills, be organized, and must be able to focus on the job at hand. Candidate must be honest, dependable, reliable and agreeable. Absenteeism and tardiness are unacceptable, unless a valid reason is provided.
The company is expanding and it’s looking to upgrade its accounting software down the road; therefore, the candidate must be able to grasp new concepts fast and apply them to perform the required duties quickly and accurately. Some training will be provided to familiarize the candidate with our business processes, the nature of our work, the financial transactions that take place, etc. However, a proactive candidate is highly desired, no training in accounting matters or Quickbooks will be provided. The individual must be honest and dependable, have a great and positive attitude, a desire to learn, and the willingness to follow directions.
This position will be hourly rate up to 40 hours per week. Our business would guarantee 40 hours of work, but cannot guarantee 40 paid hours if those 40 hours are not fulfilled. We are looking forward to attracting a goal oriented individual who can grow professionally as fast as we grow the business.
All work will be done at our premises; there is no room for working remotely. Our place of business is located in Northeast Atlanta, close to the intersection of North Druid Hills Road and Briarcliff Rd (I-85 N, exit 89). Long commuters must analyze the feasibility of a daily back and forth commute to our office.