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Henning Companies LLC Accounting Specialist in Johnston, Iowa

We are looking to add an Accounting Specialist to our team that will be responsible for general clerical and administrative duties supporting Accounts Payable and Contract Administration. Daily responsibilities may include general processing, record-keeping and reporting duties for office team and management staff. A keen eye for reviewing certificates of insurance, processing lien waivers and applying contract documents to vendor accounts will be required. A successful candidate will have a background in construction, contract administration, and accounting support. Experience with Sage300 and Timberscan is preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monthly credit card reconciliations

  • Support accounting processes by ensuring lien waivers and certificates of insurance are updated, work with Operations and vendors to obtain proper documentations

  • On-going review of certificates of insurance and contracts for detail and accuracy

  • Maintain documentation and retention of subcontract and other agreements for timely vendor payment processing

  • Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records

  • Research, track, and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies

  • Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas as needed

  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the Accounting Department

  • Process and distribute incoming mail and faxes

  • Other duties as assigned

Standards of Performance

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Ability to be a self-starter and work directly with the Management team

  • Excellent communication skills, working with all internal and external partners

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • High attention and commitment to details and accuracy

  • Interpersonal relationships that encourage openness, candor and trust, both internally and outside of the Company

  • Initiative and creative thinking in decision-making and problem resolution situations and in the performance of job duties

Mental and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to maintain a high level of visual attention and mental concentration for significant periods of time

  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where standardization exists

  • Ability to operate necessary office equipment, computer software and peripherals

  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external parties as needed

Education, Experience, and Training

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred

  • Previous experience in accounting experience is preferred

  • Previous experience with Sage300 and Timberscan software is preferred

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to work without supervision and possess strong project management skills

  • Exceptional skills in analysis, oral and written communication, and team orientation

Benefits: We offer a competitive package for Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and 401(k)

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