Staff Accountant

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Timberline Landscaping, Inc. is an award-winning company serving Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas, “Creating a little bit of Heaven” for over 35 years. We offer a full range of services from commercial and residential landscape design/build to complete grounds maintenance.

This position works under the direction of the Controller. The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting the accounting department in managing financial data, maintaining inventory records, and monitoring job cost.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare and input Journal Entries to support job cost accounting and monthly closing procedures
Process company-wide billing for residential and commercial maintenance properties
Prepare, review and distribute job cost reporting to track job costing & labor efficiency
Monitor and perform job close out procedures for correct billing, collection & change orders
Reconcile accounts receivable & accounts payable detail transactions to general ledger
Review general & administrative expense transactions for proper classification & correct as needed
Input general ledger budgets into accounting system and prepare budget vs actual reporting
Assist with month-end financial statement closing and internal reporting processes
Prepare year end CPA review schedules and assist with annual CPA review
Responsible for specified tasks as delegated by Controller and/or CFO
Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions
Prepare property tax returns
Prepare sales tax returns

REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
1+ years in general accounting experience
Able to meet deadlines
Proficient in data entry and management
Must possess a basic understanding of accounting, job costing and inventory
PC proficiency is essential (MS Word and Excel)
Effective communication skills; including writing, routine correspondence, reports, presenting to employees, and interpersonal communication
Must pass post-offer background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, MVR, and drug screen (includes marijuana)
Leadership, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills (including the handling of multiple priorities and deadlines)
Effective organizational skills that includes the ability to self-manage work
Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment
Self-starting initiative to pursue improvements and projects without substantial supervision

DESIRED QUALITIES TO INCLUDE
Working knowledge of Aspire software
2+ years of accounting experience

PHYSICAL DEMAND & WORK ENVIRONMENT
Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and lift/move up to 30 lbs.
Walking, bending, twisting, reaching, crawling, stretching and standing on occasion is required
Job is primarily an indoor office setting

JOB SUMMARY
Location: Colorado Springs
Position Title: Staff Accountant
Reports To: Controller
Supervises: None
Department: Accounting
Education: Bachelor’s in Accounting
Experience: Will consider entry-level
Career Level: Exempt
Salary: $35,000 – $55,000 per year
Hours: 40 + per week
Benefits (per company policy):
• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance (per ACA guidelines)
• Life/AD&D Insurance
• Paid time off
• 401K Investment plan