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Company: Road Safety Services Inc.
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

Sir Lines-A-Lot provides pavement markings on roads and parking lots throughout Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin. We take pride in the qualityof our work, value the safety of our employees, and work with integrityas a team. Our company has recently grown to 80+ employees, and we are looking for an individual to join us on our Accounting and Administrative team. We have three locations - Edina, MN, St. Michael, MN and Eau Claire, WI. This position will be in person in our Edina office with occasional travel to the St. Michael location, and partner remotely with our corporate office in Omaha, NE on a regular basis.

The position will report to the Director of Finance and is primarily responsible for ensuring a smooth and timely month-end closing. It requires a hands-on approach, the ability to lead others in a team, and manage multiple competing priorities. The focus is on accuracy and attention to detail as the information is used by management and the corporate office to view the results of the business in its financial statements.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Ensures timely completion of the month-end closing process. This includes supporting and working with other team members regarding accounts payable and customer invoicing.
  • Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts and resolves reconciling items.
  • Create and post general ledger entries for intercompany transactions, bank transactions, and payroll transactions related to benefits, taxes, processing fees, and other deductions.
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Review accounts payable entries for appropriate taxes according to the office location and offsite shipments of material.
  • Assist in the analysis of financial information including, but not limited to, monthly financial statements, annual budget, and ad hoc reports as requested by management.
  • Track annual capital expenditure purchases against budget.
  • Support A/P, A/R, and Payroll functions as needed.
  • Monitor the company's financial performance and accurately report monthly financial information.
  • Participate in the development of budgets, forecasts, operating plans, and long-term strategic plans.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and perform financial and operational analysis as directed.
  • Work closely with the accounting, budgeting, and operational teams to implement toolsets needed for understanding trends and results.
  • Files tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.
  • Actively participate in corporate activities related to the annual audit, acquisition due diligence/integration, systems upgrades/enhancements, and other key initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
    Key Personal Qualifications:
    • Strong desire to build and maintain positive working relationships.
    • Ability to lead and actively participate as a member of the leadership team.
    • Proactive and able to organize and prioritize tasks or projects.
    • Ability to gather and analyze details, ensuring accurate results.
    • Communicate effectively, both verbally and written and provide clear and detailed information.
    • Be flexible with changing decisions as the business demands.
    • Capacity to learn new systems and processes as the business grows.
    • Friendly, positive outlook, and show initiative and commitment.

      • Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance.
      • Minimum of 7 years of public accounting and/or general ledger accounting experience.
      • Acquisition integration and onboarding experience.
      • Solid understanding of GAAP accounting and financial practices and standards.
      • Strong analytical abilities with a proven track record of identifying solutions and implementing results.
      • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills.
      • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint and Word.
      • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on capacity, highly driven, and self-motivated.
      • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic fast-paced environment, proven problem solving, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
      • Highly organized and achievement/results oriented; ability to work independently or part of a team.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong analytical skills applied to business and financial data.
      • A proven ability to build strong working relationships across all disciplines and levels within the organization.
      • Experience in the construction industry preferred.
      • COINS (ERP) experience a plus

        Additional Information

        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Road Safety Services Inc., Minneapolis , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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