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:
infooffice@ptnet.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 sboyum@ptnet.com.

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