Staff Accountant

    SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    Responsible for providing financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports; complying with federal, state, and municipal legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on best accounting practices.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Documents financial transactions.
    • Coordinates with the Director of Accounting to issue purchase orders to vendors, invoice Customers, and assist with payroll functions.
    • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
    • Maintains open and accurate communication with project installation teams, supervisors, and subordinates.
    • Clocks in and out for activities throughout the day in Pierson Wireless’ project management cloud solution.
    • Assists with any and all accounting functions.
    • Coordinates with external accounting firm as necessary.
    • Interfaces with Pierson Wireless’ Customers.
    • Properly documents work performed in Pierson Wireless’ project management cloud solution.
    • Provides support to other team members and staff as needed.
    • Operates company provided equipment and vehicles in a safe manner and follow all local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
    • Submits all receipts and expense records.
    • Abides by all policies and procedures as identified in the Pierson Wireless handbook.
    • Is cross-trained to lend support to other Pierson Wireless staff and departments.
    • Performs other duties as required (i.e. cleaning, moving, fabrication, etc.).
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency.
    • Stable work history.

    COMPETENCIES:

    • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
    • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
    • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
    • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
    • Judgement – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
    • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
    • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
    • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
    • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    • Occasionally required to stand
    • Occasionally required to walk
    • Continually required to sit
    • Frequently required to talk or hear
    • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds

    BENEFITS:

    • Competitive salary
    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance
    • 401(k) retirement savings with employer match
    • Paid vacation
    • Paid holidays
    • Meal stipend while traveling
    • Paid travel time
    • Paid training/certifications
    • Education reimbursement

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