Senior Accountant

MDE Electric Company
08 May 2021
18 May 2021
Job role
Contract type
Full time

The Sr. Accountant will support the Controller by handling ore of the detailed, day–to–day work. We are looking for a team player with attention to detail and the ability to manage a fast–paced and deadline–driven environment. The Sr. Accountant will provide hands–on leadership within the accounting team by supporting the Controller through oversight of the accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll processing, account reconciliations, preparing journal entries, and assisting in monthly financial close. This is a temp to permanent position.


  • Oversight of A/R, A/P, and payroll for several companies
  • Review daily accounts payable batches
  • Perform monthly journal entries
  • GL account reconciliations and analysis, assist with month–end close, depreciation schedules, and journal entries
  • Maintain and update accounting policies and procedure manuals
  • Implement and maintain compliance tracking for staff as it relates to reporting requirements and deadlines
  • Assist with audits and examinations, as required
  • Perform month–end close functions, as necessary
  • Assist Controller in resolving questions/issues regarding payroll, A/P, coding questions, etc.
  • Special projects, as required
  • Determining task priority
  • Relieve staff when on vacation


  • Prior construction accounting
  • Union, certified payroll, and labor compliance knowledge
  • Experience with multi–company/consolidating accounting
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to take accountability and ownership of position
  • Extremely well organized, self–starter
  • Strong time management skills
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Ready to take on additional responsibilities
  • 3+ years in a management accounting position
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics a plus


  • A friendly work environment with a great work/life balance
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Salary depending on experience
  • Excellent comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision & life insurance
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick days
  • 401(k) with match and Profit–Sharing program
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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