Accounting Specialist Brief Description: Parallel Technologies Inc. is looking for a full time Accounting Specialist to work in a dynamic, fast pace environment. The ideal candidate should demonstrate strong problem solving skills, be comfortable learning new tools, possess strong Microsoft Office skills, be attentive to detail, have a strong understanding of accounting/finance, and always be reliable. Reports To: Controller Essential Duties: Process all purchase order invoices Review & approve weekly technician timecards Reconcile & report state sales & use tax Monthly corporate credit card reconciliations Monitor & report monthly Account Manager spend Work with Project Coordinators and Project Managers to resolve accounting discrepancies within projects Create, monitor & post accruals and other monthly journal entries Assist with month‐end financial close & year‐end audits Analyze overhead cost allocations between business units Participate in budget preparation and financial forecast projections Assist with various HR functions and duties such as background checks and new hire orientation Perform other tasks and duties assigned from time to time Additional Expectations: Document workflow, procedures, checklists, and policies for assigned tasks Abide by all internal procedures, policies and regulatory guidance Ensure all deadlines and schedules are met on time Knowledge: This position requires support of a variety of accounting functions. Candidate must possess strong analytic, problem‐solving and communication skills. Must be friendly and focused with a strong attention to detail. Ability to work cordially with people of different backgrounds and positions within the organization. Candidate will strive to meet clients’ expectations while acting with a high level of integrity. Candidate will work in a collaborative, team environment consistently looking for ways to add value with a strong desire to win and ability to grow and take on additional responsibilities over time. Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance or related field from a four‐year college or university or; 2 years’ experience with related accounting background Ability to work independently and be a self‐starter Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality Proven ability to multitask and work well under pressure in a fast‐paced team environment Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, & PowerPoint required Experience in accounting software a plus Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass background, aptitude, & drug test Employment Status: Full Time Parallel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Contact email: email@example.com (applications are emailed to this address) Parallel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Depending upon the position you may be required to join a Union under the Minnesota Limited Energy Agreement. If you would like to apply for this position, please fill out the form below, or submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Share: Apply online now: Accounting Specialist Upload resume or CV. Accepted Formats: pdf, doc, docx.