Interstates Accounting Specialist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Accounting Specialist

City/TownSioux Falls

State/ProvinceSD

Description

Interstates is growing, and we are currently seeking an Accounting Specialist to join our Accounting Team in our Sioux Center or Sioux Falls office. The Accounting Specialist will be responsible for processing work orders, job setup/maintenance, billings, accounts receivable, cash receipts, and sales tax reviews. Interstates seeks ambitious, innovative individuals with the ability to grow and maintain value-added relationships with our team and external customers.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Job Setup and Maintenance- Setting up new projects and jobs in accounting software. Additionally, loading in changes and moving costs to appropriate ledger accounts.

  • Billings- Preparing billings and entering in appropriate data into billing software. Adhering to billing schedules with timely preparation for accurate billings.

  • Accounts Receivable- Following up and communicating with clients that have past due accounts. Contacting appropriate personnel for timely payments.

  • Cash Receipts- Coding payments received and electronic funds transferred to Interstates. Applying correct payments to customer accounts accurately while following standard accounting practices.

  • Monthly Accounting Tasks- Entering data to ensure timely completion of regularly accounting tasks. Working well with internal team members to proactively communicate issues and concerns.

  • Sales Tax Reviews- Researching and applying applicable tax rates to projects and materials.

  • Basic compilation and report preparation of financial data

  • Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Two or Four year degree in accounting, finance, or business

  • Or two to four years of relevant experience (if applicable)

  • Or equivalent combination of education and related experience/training

Preferred Skills:

  • Attention to detail and accurate data entry

  • Great written, verbal, and face to face communication

  • Strong relationship building and customer service skills

Travel: This position is located in our Sioux Center or Sioux Falls office. Travel will be required 0-5% of the time.

Interstates is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer and provides a drug free work environment.