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Accounting Specialist

Company: Natures Image
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Natures Image is growing and we are in need of an Accounting Specialist to join our Finance Team!Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Heavily subsidized health insurance options
  • Dental, Vision, and Life coverage options
  • 401k match starting Day 1
  • Paid Time Off + 8 Corporate HolidaysEssential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Creates all invoices for current customers, verifies discrepancies and resolve clients' billing issues
    • Completes all applicable waivers/releases and client invoice forms (pay applications)
    • Maintain all customer records
    • Process incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
    • Maintain aging reports and keep updated log of the status of overdue customers; send reminders, if necessary, track collection history
    • Understand process improvement and experience writing SOP's
    • Assist with month end close
    • Recordkeeping of payroll related items
    • Responsible for making all deposits into the company 401K
    • Complete and update any necessary compliance documentation for all public works projects, fringe benefits statements, and job pay groups
    • Monitor, review and/or submit certified payroll records, training contributions, and apprentice ratios for the company and subcontractors in compliance with applicable rules and regulations
    • Complete audits and investigate complaints of noncompliance with prevailing wage payments, benefit payments, and apprenticeship violations.
    • Assist in implementing appropriate company policies and procedures in accordance with new labor compliance laws and regulations.
    • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the department and services performed
    • Assist with Administrative functions
    • Assist Accounts Payable as needed
    • Serve as back up for Payroll
    • Ad hoc projects
    • Assist with annual form 5500; W2's; 1099's; 401K audit and Workers Compensation Audit SchedulesQualifications
      • Excellent organizational, analytical, time management, forward planning, and implementation skills
      • BS in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration required
      • Minimum of 2 -3 years of experience in accounts receivable, payroll or accounting
      • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
      • Experience with Acumatica or willingness and ability to learn new ERP system quickly
      • Experience or willingness to learn Certified Payroll, Prevailing and Living Wage requirements
      • Experience with benefits and 401K administration a plus
      • Must have a proven track record of accuracy
      • Must be trustworthy and familiar with the importance of confidentiality
      • Experience analyzing documents using critical thinking
      • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Construction experience a plus
      • Ability to work with all departments within the organizationFor consideration, please submit RESUMESalary $65,000 - $75,000 DOEJob Type: Full-timePay: $65,000.00 - $70,000.00 per yearBenefits:
        • 401(k)
        • 401(k) matching
        • Dental insurance
        • Health insurance
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Vision insurancePhysical Setting:
          • OfficeSchedule:
            • Day shift
            • Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:You will have a private office and access to PPE.Education:
              • Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:
                • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location:
                  • One locationWork Remotely:
                    • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Natures Image, Lake Forest , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Lake Forest, California

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