Entry Level Accountant - General Ledger

08 May 2021
18 May 2021
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Location: Middletown, RI
Req ID: req48
Employee Status: Full Time

Entry Level Accountant – General Ledger

We are searching for a Entry Level Accountant – General Ledger at our Middletown, RI location.

SEA CORP is a veteran–founded business based in Middletown, Rhode Island. Founded in 1981, we have been providing services to the U.S. Navy for over 40 years. Our core business is providing systems, software, and hardware engineering services, as well as test and evaluation services to the Navy, chiefly for submarine electronic systems. We have enjoyed steady, planned growth for over three decades, and have grown to over 450 people with operations in multiple states. Our strength lies in our highly trained and professional staff who consistently exceed customer expectations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Summary:

Apply extensive formal accounting knowledge and acquired experience to independently compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep General Ledger records complete. Perform any combination of critical calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain financial data for use in maintaining General Ledger records. Assure the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings that pertain to business transactions that were recorded by others in the company as required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and analyses of General Ledger accounts; use discretion and judgement to research and determine root cause for issues, omissions, and errors. Make recommendations to address gaps in procedures or processes to avoid continuation of identified issues.
  • Prepare and adjust journal entries for the monthly, quarterly and year–end financial closes, ensuring timely, thorough completion and escalation of issues.
  • Collaborate with purchasing and billing functions to reconcile discrepancies through to resolution.
  • Account for all credit card transactions in Cost Point; reconcile credit card transactions posted to Cost Point to downloaded credit card statements.
  • Serve as the lead for travel–related accounting activity; process and reconcile travel expense reports following company policies and procedures.
  • As department backup, perform all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions, including posting invoices, running A/R and posting cash.
  • Ensure adherence to defined processes and procedures, including the checking of figures, postings, and documents to verify entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Complete annual vendor evaluation as part of ISO procedures, including reviewing vendors for ownership classifications, and SCARs; adjust vendor information in Cost Point.
  • Engage internal business partners to provide exemplary customer service; access computerized financial information to answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts.
  • Perform weekly check runs observing all internal control procedures.
  • As part of the small Accounting and Finance team, perform general office duties such as filing, answering telephones, and handling routine correspondence.
  • Awareness and compliance with company policies and procedures as defined in the SEA CORP Code of Conduct Handbook and Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Perform all other duties and tasks as assigned.



Work Environment & Physical Demands:

Sitting, standing, extended periods of time using a mouse and keyboard and looking at computer screens. Infrequent lifting of

Eligibility Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance with an Accounting focus
Experience: 2 years of work experience in an accounting role in a corporate setting or CPA firm is requiredExtensive experience using MS Excel to perform calculations and data analysisUse of computerized accounting systems, including Cost Point, preferred
Clearance Required: No Clearance Required

Successful candidates will enjoy competitive wages and a very rich benefit program, including:

Medical Benefits:Choice of two medical programs through Blue Cross & Blue Shield for you and your spouse or domestic partner; as well as your dependent children up to the age of 26. With access to participate in a choice (plan–specific) of Healthcare Accounts, either: A Health Savings Account (HSA) designed to help individuals save for medical and retiree health expenses on a tax–advantaged basis or a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) designed to help individuals save on eligible healthcare expenses by using pre–tax dollars.

Dependent Care Benefits:An FSA to pay for items such as daycare/nanny fees, day camp, and eldercare expenses when certain conditions are met.

Dental Benefits:A best in class Dental Insurance Plan, which offers coverage for checkups and cleanings, x–rays, fillings, orthodontia, and more.

Vision Benefits:An excellent Vision Benefit providing discounts and allowances for prescription glasses and contact lenses.

Retirement Benefits: A qualified 401(k) Retirement Savings Account with a generous employer matching contribution up to 8% of your eligible compensation. We offer a variety of investment options so that each employee can customize their portfolio according to their own investment style and free investment advising provided by a well–respected financial firm to help employees make critical retirement planning decisions. Our plan allows for rollover contributions from your previous employers and after–tax (Roth) contributions, all within IRS guidelines.

Life Insurance Benefits:We provide employer paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance equal to your annual salary. In addition, Supplemental coverage is available for yourself, your spouse or domestic partner, and your dependent children as well as Supplemental Short–Term and Long–Term Disability Insurance.

Additional Benefits: Tuition Reimbursement and Time–Off Benefits – Ten (10) Paid Holidays per year, and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policy to ensure that you can take time away from work for the things that are most important to you.

We welcome you to apply for this exciting opportunity to support us in our mission to provide superior engineering support to the U.S. Navy.

SEACORP is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practices laws. SEACORP strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.



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