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Accounting Associate

Company: KFI Engineers
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SPECIFICATIONPosition: Accounting AssociateOrganization: KFI Engineers (KFI)Location: St. Paul, MNReporting Relationship: Accounting ManagerWebsite: BACKGROUNDKFI is a recognized industry leader in process and facility infrastructure design and performance. We serveclients in the United States, Canada and Central America and have capabilities not commonly found intraditional engineering firms, including our commissioning work and our ability to drive projects of all sizes.KFI was established in 1996 to make a difference in the way infrastructure and processing projects aredelivered. We employ a highly trained staff of engineers, technicians and managers who execute projectswith the same care and creativity we would expect if we were the client. We are located in Minnesota,Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, Ohio and Arizona with a team of over 170 professionals.POSITION OVERVIEWYou would join an existing team of accounting professionals and be responsible for some of the dailyaccounting duties. This is a great opportunity to gain insight into overall business operations whileperforming core accounting competencies. Our accounting team is responsible for supporting two separatecompanies; KFI Engineers and its sister organization North Central Aviation. If you are looking for asatisfying, rewarding opportunity, with a variety of duties, we are looking for you.The position is fast pace, full time allowing for some flexibility of daily schedule while maintaining a corehours presence.TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIESSpecific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:--- Project cost accounting (KFI)--- Input and maintain project financial information in software program (KFI)--- Provide budget vs. actual information to project managers (KFI)--- Accounts receivable duties including collection follow-up on past due accounts (KFI)---Accounts payable duties (KFI & NCA)--- Reconcile credit card statements (NCA)--- Reconcile daily flight details (NCA)--- Assist compiling performance tracking metrics (KFI & NCA)LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICSUnderstanding the Business--- Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job;understands the KFI way - our Mission, Vision and processes. Learns new methods andtechnologies easily.Getting Organized--- Is well organized and resourceful; effective and efficient at marshalling multiple resources to getthings done; lays out tasks in sufficient detail to mark the trail; is able to get things done with lessand in less time; can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track; foresees and plans aroundobstacles.Focusing on Action and Outcomes--- Attacks everything with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom line; not afraid to initiateaction before all the facts are known; drives to finish everything he/she starts.Focusing on the Customer--- Identifies and anticipates customer requirements, expectations, and needs. Creates systems andprocesses that make it easy for customers to do business with the company. Ensures that customerissues are resolved.Communicating Effectively--- Writes and presents effectively; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; strongly gets amessage across.Influencing Others--- Ensures that proposals or arguments are supported by strong logic and a compelling business case,addressing all relevant factors. Identifies the agendas, concerns, and motivations of others.Builds Relationships--- Treats people with respect; relates well to people regardless of their organization level, personality,or background. Encourages others to express their views, even those contrary to current thinking.Job DescriptionEDUCATIONREQUIRED- Associate's Degree or higher in Accounting or 3- 6 years of equivalent experienceCOMPENSATIONRecognizing the importance of this position to KFI, a competitive hourly wage and benefitspackage will be offered.KFI ENGINEERS CONTACT651-771-0880670 County Road B WestRoseville, MN .

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED --- Highly motivated, professional demeanor with a can do attitude --- Team-oriented and strong work ethic --- Proficient and accurate data entry skills necessary --- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, shift focus if needed to assist other staff --- Maintain a well-organized system to account for various information processed --- Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook PI152720616

Keywords: KFI Engineers, St. Paul , Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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