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Accounting Specialist

Company: Bay West LLC
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

If you have a passion for accounting and care about the environment, consider Bay West for your next career adventure as an Accounting Specialist. Work alongside some of the industry's best and brightest with a shared commitment to drive high quality results and a high-quality work environment.

We are a nationally recognized environmental consulting and remediation company. Our unique expertise is leveraged to provide services in several areas including Environmental Consulting, Engineering, Emergency Response, and Waste Management for a mixed client portfolio of Federal, State, Municipal, & Industrial/Commercial clients.
You'll report to the Accounting Director and be responsible for daily accounting transactions and banking activities, compliance reporting, and daily support for accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections and billing.

Responsibilities Include: Perform accounting postings and banking reconciliations to ensure that all transactions have been recorded correctly and timely
Review and prepare month-end balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries, ensuring compliance and timely resolution of all issues
Follow appropriate internal controls and update internal control documentation as needed
Support recurring audit requirements
Support accounts receivable functions accurately: creating and issuing invoices; processing and recording payments; resolving issues; and maintaining appropriate documentation
Conduct accounts payable functions accurately; contacting operational staff as needed to obtain approval and proper coding of invoices received; verifying PO's have been submitted and approved; preparing and issuing checks; and maintaining appropriate documentation
Interact with customers via phone and email to resolve discrepancies and billing issues, and to facilitate the payment of invoices
Track credit card purchases and ensure that proper documentation and approval are obtained and maintained
Ensure that proper documentation, including W9, is maintained for all independent contractors, and produce 1099s
Communicate with co-workers, management, clients and others in a courteous and professional manner
Follow policies, work procedures and instructions
Identify and execute process improvement opportunities and efficiencies, utilize system functionality and enhancements to streamline processes
Participate as needed on special projects

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent additional years of experience
One to four years accounting experience
Customer-oriented with a positive and self-starter attitude who also works well within a team
Continuous improvement mindset with negotiation and problem-solving skills
Strong degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
High proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel

Bay West offers its valued employees:
long term growth potential in numerous capacities including analytics, earth sciences, environmental remediation, project management
support and encouragement to obtain additional credentials and certifications
a culture that empowers all employees to stop a job - we walk the safety talk!
competitive wages and individual consideration as your expertise and responsibilities expand
a robust and varied benefits package including medical, health savings account, dental, 401k plan and additional options like pet insurance, vision, and flex spending
a business casual environment with co-workers who are dedicated and grounded

COVID-19 Federal mandate will be effective 1/18/2022; Vaccination Attestation will be required for employees who work on or support any Federal client work, including this Accounting Specialist role.

Bay West is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. Bay West is an EEO/AA Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer.


Keywords: Bay West LLC, St. Paul , Accounting Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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