Division Accountant

Southland Industries
Dulles, VA
Jul 17, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
Full Time
Southland Industries is an MEP building systems firm that provides innovative, yet practical engineering, construction, service, building automation, and energy solutions. For almost 65 years, we have been optimizing each stage of the building lifecycle with our in-house expertise and improving how buildings are designed, built, and maintained. We are currently a 700+ million dollar company with ambitious growth plans. If you're someone with a true passion for our industry, we're looking for you! At Southland, we seek people that don't just follow a career path, but blaze their own. People who want to apply innovation to their problem solving and embrace the concept of full collaboration between disciplines work at Southland. We appreciate the spirit of integrity and entrepreneurialism with which our people act, and have learned that the more opportunity we allow our employees, the greater the results. Each part of our business is interconnected and requires input from others, which has led to the collaborative setting from which we thrive. Join our team and become a part of an organization that values work-life balance, community, and exceptional quality of work. Position: The Division Accountant is primarily responsible for the fundamental aspects of Southland's financial recordkeeping including recording financial transactions, managing accounts and account reconciliation, and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. This position also provides a high level of support to both internal departments and external customers. What You'll Do: Ensure accurate and timely processing of assigned financial transactions which may include accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, subcontracts or payroll. Establish and maintain accurate and appropriate union employee and vendor records to ensure data integrity and currency. Compile financial information for monthly and quarterly financial reporting requirements. Conduct regular account reconciliation for assigned area to assure records are in agreement and accurate. Research and resolve straightforward accounting discrepancies and irregularities in a timely manner; elevate more complex issues for resolution. Support users in effective use of ERP and related systems for planning, recording and managing projects and financials. Respond to internal and external customer inquiries in a timely manner. What you'll need to be successful: Basic accounting knowledge Strong organization skills with high level of attention to detail Effective written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure. Able to analyze and resolve straightforward issues. Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion. Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with intermediate to expert level ability to utilize ERP system, computerized accounting systems, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc. required. Able to remain flexible in a rapidly changing environment. Education / Experience: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience preferred. Three to five years of accounting experience with payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable preferred. Physical Capabilities: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is required to sit 2/3rds of the time; use hands to finger 2/3rds of the time; walk 1/3rd of the time; stand 1/3rd of the time; reach with hands and arms 2/3rds of the time; stoop, kneel, crouch 1/3rd of the time; talk or hear 2/3rds of the time. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Benefits: As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family: 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match (no cap) and immediate 100% vesting Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance Disability Income Protection Insurance Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care) Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our web site: www.southlandind.com or on Facebook or LinkedIn or Twitter To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland EEOE/AA/Everify participating Employer

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