Corporate Jr. Project Accountant (Paducah, KY)

Job Title:                     Corporate Jr. Project Accountant

Supervisor:                 Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

FLSA Status:                Exempt/Salaried

Work Schedule:         Full time; Monday-Thursday (4-10’s)

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the CFO, the Corporate Jr. Project Accountant is responsible for a variety of accounting and financial tasks for Swift & Staley Inc. on-site projects and corporate office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversees all audits performed on behalf of the Department of Energy (DOE) including coordination of audits, pulling requested information, and answering questions
  • Performs monthly accounting closings
  • Reviews all account reconciliations for completeness and accuracy; prepares selected account reconciliations
  • Codes all invoices processed by Accounts Payable (A/P), checking to ensure the correct charge code is being applied and the proper approvals are obtained
  • Ensures all activities of the department are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and that accounting records are maintained accurately and in compliance with laws and regulations
  • Assists with additional ad-hoc projects/assignments as requested
  • Focuses on the flow of accounting functions to ensure all activity is being processed accordingly
  • Demonstrates professionalism and maintains a high level of confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • N/A

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, AND KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • One to three years related experience, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience
  • Experience working at a DOE facility is desired
  • Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of accounts payable (A/P), accounts receivable (A/R), general ledger (GL) entries, reconciliations, month-end close processes, budgets, and financial reporting
  • Advanced computer skills with accounting software and Microsoft (MS) Office products, specifically Excel
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to interact with others.

TRAINING, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Must be a citizen of the United States and authorized to work in the US
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a government vehicle
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation favored, but not required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to meet the physical capacity requirements of this position as determined by the Occupational Medical Provider
  • Able to wear company-provided personal protection equipment if/when required

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