Accountant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512320-675431
    • Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 04, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

US Signal is a leading IT solutions provider of secure, reliable network, cloud hosting, colocation, data protection and disaster recovery services — all powered by its expan­sive, robust fiber network. With over 14,000 miles of lit fiber and metro rings in strategic markets, US Signal offers one of the Midwest’s largest, fully deployed networks. The company also helps customers optimize their IT resources through the provision of man­aged services and professional services.

We are seeking an Accountant to join our team in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

 

The Accountant is responsible for providing specialized accounting support, including but not limited to fixed assets and all manner of account reconciliation. Additionally, this position is responsible for a variety of compliance filings. This position reports to the Director of Finance and takes direction from the Vice President of Finance as well.     

 

Functions/Responsibilities:

 

  • Be an integral member of the finance team ensuring timely and accurate information sharing with members of management.
  • Process monthly sales and use tax returns and other telecommunications compliance filings.
  • Process CIP closures including input of assets, reconciliation of the accounts, and reconciliation of capital projects.
  • Process payable transactions.
  • Participate in the month end close process including updating and posting various month end journal entries.
  • Daily reconciliation of various bank accounts.
  • Monthly reconciliation of various balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Perform any additional duties as directed by the US Signal Executive Team.

 

Experience and Skills:

Competencies:               

 

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the accounting and finance field including fixed assets and depreciation
  • Ability to effectively collect data, offer alternatives, and analyze and solve complex problems.
  • Capacity to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Capability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Communication, time management and organization skills.
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated use of good judgement and decision making skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

 

Education:

 

An associate’s degree in Accounting is required, bachelor’s degree preferred.  An associate’s degree will require relevant experience.

 

Experience:

 

Prior experience of 1-3 years in an accounting environment is required. Demonstrated success and desire to excel in a fast paced environment is necessary. Strong skills in Windows and Microsoft Office are requisite. Previous experience with Great Plains is preferred. This position requires intermediate to advanced skills with Excel.

 

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

 

This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

 

All US Signal employees will comply with US Signal Information Security policies to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of US Signal and customer data.  All employees are responsible to ensure actions comply with state and federal regulations and requirements.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a match. If you are looking to be part of a dynamic team, please apply now.

Equal Opportunity Employer