Accounting Coordinator
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type
Full-time
Description
JOIN OUR TEAM!


Do you want to be part of a company that is growing and excited about change?Join the Safeguard Industries team as our newest Accounting Coordinator!

Who is Safeguard Industries?


Safeguard Industries is committed to providing our customers with the highest level of service, so they’ll always choose us for their fall protection, custom fabrication, engineering and installation needs. 


Safeguard has been providing Fall Protection and Safety Products and Services for over two decades. Initially offering fall protection, we later expanded into safety product sales, in-house freight services and now, Safeguard offers full steel fabrication services for any application. With decades of combined experience, we offer complete workplace safety solutions for any application.


What can We Offer You?  


We are proud of our culture. We believe in our employees and understand that when they are engaged and they are happy - they will thrive and our business will grow.


Our corporate culture includes:

  • A strong, collaborative work environment
  • Training, training and more training
  • Development programs created to empower our team
  • Life-long friendships

Safeguard provides the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Competitive benefits program

What Makes this job Awesome?


The Accounting Coordinator is responsible for full cycle accounts payable and accounts receivable as part of the day-to-day requirements. This position interfaces with all work groups within the company as well as other sister companies. 


How Will You Do This? 

  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department; as well as other internal and external vendors
  • Accurately prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
  • Prepare bank withdrawals, general ledger postings and statements
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner
  • Daily entry of key data of financial transactions in the accounting system
  • Research, track and resolve accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
  • Inform management and compile reports/summaries on activity areas
  • Assist in bank reconciliations
  • Mail distribution
  • Answer phone
  • Assist installation department with hotel, airline reservations, travel issues
  • Follow up on sales leads/quotes, as needed
  • Accounts Payable
  • Responsible for intercompany account reconciliation  
  • Communicate with vendors on a regular basis 
  • Responsible to send out month end customer statements where appropriate
  • Review all accounts on a yearly basis for two years of inactivity
  • Responsible for posting vendor check to their A/R account
  • Responsible for posting intercompany wire transfers to the intercompany accounts
  • Input AP invoices into computer system.
  • Issue checks to pay vendors on a bi-weekly basis
  • Review all freight bills to verify that customer was charged when prepaid and add and that the amount was above our cost 
  • Review all vendor invoices for billing errors
  • Seek approval from the appropriate personnel for all AP invoices
  • Issuance of 1099's at year end 
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Responsible for intercompany account reconciliation  
  • Communicate with customer on a regular basis to determine that invoices were received, resolving any issues and collection calls for unpaid invoices 
  • Responsible to send out month end customer statements where appropriate
  • Responsible for posting of customer payments to their A/R account
  • Responsible for posting intercompany wire transfers to the intercompany accounts
  • Verify all sales documents are saved to Sales force CRM software
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by your supervisor
Requirements

Education, Experience and Skills 

  • Associates Degree in accounting or 2-4 years proven accounting experience, preferably in an AR or AP capacity
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office products, especially Excel
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Experience in a multi-site organization would be an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to proactively recognize problems and resolve
  • Excellent time management, prioritization and organization skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks

Special/Particular Requirements


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Individual characteristics 


This position requires a self-directed, forward thinking and energetic person who is results oriented and capable of professional and detailed follow through. Other qualities include:

  • Must possess a strong pro-active attitude to work, and view the finance function as a truly added value function within a business
  • The ability to learn and adapt in a growing environment
  • A thirst for knowledge, especially for career development
  • Professional interaction with staff all times


Join our team and grow with us, there is a world of possibilities! Visit us at: www.safeguard-industries.com

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