Doherty Staffing Solutions

Accounting Specialist

Bloomington, Minnesota
Sep 20, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Doherty Career Solutions

Accounting Specialist

Our client, a premier Twin Cities HVAC, Plumbing, and Millwright Contractor, is seeking a dependable self-starter to join our accounting and administrative support team. The ideal candidate is a committed team player willing to support intra-department and company-wide objectives and has a high tolerance for change. This individual will be responsible for a wide variety of accounting and administrative tasks that include the following.

  • Manage vendor files and related document tracking.
  • Accurately process vendor invoices against purchase orders and subcontracts.
  • Reconcile AP aging against vendor statements.
  • Prepare vendor payments; analyzing proper payment amounts including vendor discounts.
  • Manage employee files and related document tracking.
  • Accurately process weekly payroll and related payroll tax, job cost, union benefit, garnishment, and deduction reporting.
  • Provide customer support for vendors, employees, and inter-office colleagues.
  • Assist Controller with various month-end tasks.
  • Provide phone coverage for front reception during breaks and absences.
  • Perform various administrative projects and tasks that include but are not limited to; company safety program initiatives, state and local licensure, permits, and inventory management.


  • Minimum of three years accounting related experience.
  • Accounts Payable, Payroll, and job cost experience.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use sound judgement when making decisions.
  • Possess a high tolerance for change.
  • Skilled oral and written communicator.
  • Effective at establishing positive working relationships with colleagues, vendors, and customers.
  • Strong Excel, Word, and grammar skills.
  • Previous experience using an accounting/operations integrated enterprise software system desired.
  • Construction or Service Industry knowledge a plus.

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