Senior AP & Payroll Accountant

American Pest
Fulton, MD
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 11, 2021
Full Time
If you're an accountant with a background heavy in AP and payroll looking to take a step forward in your career and take on new responsibilities within a fast-paced, quickly growing company, American Pest has a unique and exciting opportunity for you! We are looking for highly skilled, nimble, proactive problem-solvers in the accounting field.American Pest is always on the lookout for top talent and when we find it, we give it a home. Things move quickly at American Pest, but we proved you with the tools and technology you'll need to succeed and make a difference. We offer a stable career opportunity with a company that is growing daily. In fact, we doubled in size over the last year-and-a-half and will continue to grow in 2021 and beyond. With that kind of growth, you will be critical in helping us improve our accounting procedures to support that kind of rapid expansion.Our business thrives off hiring A-Players, so if this sounds like the place for you let's talk!American Pest is proud to offer our employees a host of outstanding benefits!What You'll Get We want to help our employees build not just a great career, but a great future. When you put your skills to work with American Pest, you'll have access to these great benefits!Health and Well-being:Cigna medical insurance plan options to fit your individual needs including EPO & PPOPrescription drug programDental & Vision plansFlexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for medical and childcare expensesHealth Savings Plans (HSA) available with qualified plans for medical expensesFree local gym membership Financial Security:Competitive hourly compensationSafe Harbor 401(k) Savings Plans (Traditional & Roth)Life insurance, 100% company paid (with options to buy up)Long and short-term disability, Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity insurance options Work/Life Balance:Full time, year-round employment Paid training and in-depth orientationA highly experienced team of professionals to work with including several PhD Entomologists, Board Certified Entomologists, and Associate Certified EntomologistsCompany vehicle for field positionsPaid time off including eight paid holidaysA peer-to-peer employee recognition programPrizes, giveaways, and advancement opportunitiesOne of a Kind Employer:A great working environment in Fulton, MD within walking distance to fantastic restaurants and shoppingThe chance to work with a fast-growing company with many exciting changes and opportunities for a varied career experienceA diverse team that makes work fun and satisfyingWorking hours that allow for a comfortable work-life balanceWhat You'll Do As a Senior AP & Payroll Accountant with American Pest, you'll oversee payments of vendors and employees. You'll enter vendor invoices, process check and credit card payments, as well as review and document expenses from employee credit card use. When it comes to payroll, you'll handle not only the adjustment and review process but also reconcile payroll deductions with corresponding payables as well as prepare monthly commissions for review by the sales team managers. You will assist in reconciling balance sheet accounts, analyze reports for trends and potential cost saving measures, assist with annual audit preparation, and frequently prepare a list of invoices for payment processing.Who You Are So, what does it take to be a successful as the Senior AP & Payroll Accountant position at American Pest? For starters, you'll have at least a bachelor's degree in Accounting. You'll also have 3 years Accounts Payable and 2 years Payroll experience (can be simultaneous)Payroll experience with 200+ employees (preferred)Worked for a company that has completed at least 3 acquisitions during their tenure (preferred)Strong inventory accounting skills (service industry preferred)Experience with sales commissionsExtensive income and payroll tax knowledge, earnings codes, and benefitsA firm grasp of entity accounting and keeping different sets of booksVery strong Microsoft Excel skills including VLookups, Pivot Tables, Sorting and Filtering, If Formulas, etc.Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (preferred)Extreme attention to detail with a strong desire for accuracy and a keen eye for analysisExcellent organization skillsThe ability to take initiativeThe ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environmentThe ability to work well under pressure of deadlinesThe ability to effectively manage your time, prioritize multiple tasks, and maximize performance Strong verbal and written communication skillsThe ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend EnglishLegal eligibility to work in the US And, of course, CPA's are more than welcome!Who We Are Founded in 1925, American Pest is a fun and energetic mid-size company located in the newly-developed community of Maple Lawn, in Fulton, Maryland (Howard County). We are a great company with a modern, attractive office with access to the latest technology. Within the last two years, we've doubled in size and currently employ 320 employees with 9 remote workers from Tampa, Florida to St. Louis, Missouri! Being part of American Pest means doing your best, every single day, to effect positive change for our customer and our community.American Pest is part of Anticimex, a global pest control organization with a mission of being the leader in modern pest management. Our company culture embraces communication and teamwork, dependability, innovation, growth, technology, and integrity as we strive to become the global leader in pest control.Our Hiring Process Knowing what to expect when job hunting is always a welcome relief. Our process for this position includes the following steps:Application submissionComplete pre-employment assessments and a phone interviewSchedule an interview and complete our applicant surveyInterview in person at one of our three office locations in Fulton MD, Manassas VA, Richmond VA, or Charlottesville VA (travel expenses covered for applicants outside our metro area)Emailed offer letter, which is contingent on steps 6 and 7, tentative start date setCriminal background check and drug screeningReference checksOfficial start date confirmedWelcome!We are an Equal Opportunity Employer as defined by the EEOCAmerican Pest is a Drug-Free Workplace#zr

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