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Staff Accountant (Entry Level)

Company: Griffith Company
Location: Brea
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

At Griffith Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a work environment that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Griffith Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 120 year history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.We are seeking an entry level Staff Accountant to support our Materials Division (D9) and our Environmental Services Division (D81) by applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and critical thinking to the processing and preparation of the divisions' financials. In addition, the Staff Accountant will assist the Corporate Accounting function with cash management, vendor account establishment and deferred revenue reconciliation. Essential Functions

  • Materials Division Accounting - including but not limited to processing Material Sales in JWS/Viewpoint, AP Entry, AP accruals, royalty calculation, financial reporting, customer credit review, Preliminary Lien filing and collection calls on past due accounts.
  • Complete vendor credit applications as required.
  • Prepare and enter monthly journal entries for General Ledger and D9/D81 projects.
  • Process ownership cost and unit of production depreciation.
  • Process weekly timecards for the D9 and D81 divisions.Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and AbilityThe individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, specifically needing Intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel.
    • Experience with Viewpoint Software or an equivalent ERP system is required.
    • Experience with JWS ticketing software is preferred.
    • Must have excellent written and spoken communication skills.
    • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines.Competencies
      • Effective communication
      • Organized
      • Team player
      • Adaptability
      • Critical and analytical thinking
      • Time management/multitasking
      • Detail oriented
      • Service oriented
      • Stress management
      • PunctualityEducation
        • Bachelor's degree or Associate's degree in Accounting preferred.Experience
          • 3 + years' experience in a high volume transactional role, preferably in a Construction or Manufacturing environmentPhysical Demands
            • Most time spent in an indoor office environment
            • Sitting at a desk for prolonged periods of time
            • Occasional lifting of files and boxes up to 20 lbs
            • Pushing/pulling of file cabinets
            • Extended visual use of a computer screen
            • Frequent typing
            • Occasional travelCompany Benefits PackageIn addition to offering a comprehensive benefits package for all employees - including a superior health benefits package - Griffith Company also offers generous performance-based compensation. As part of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Corporation, Griffith Company employees have the opportunity to directly and financially benefit from the Company's success. Other benefits include vacation time, sick days, paid holidays, and a 401K program. (Benefits are subject to eligibility requirements)Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates outside of the local area on a case-by-case basis.Visit us at: www.griffithcompany.netGriffith Company is an equal opportunity employer and an employee-owned company.

Keywords: Griffith Company, Fullerton , Staff Accountant (Entry Level), Accounting, Auditing , Brea, California

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