Staff Accounting/Bookkeeping (Government Contracts/Payroll, Billing, AP…) – Direct Hire/Carrboro

Job Type: 
Accounting and Finance
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, a highly successful Carrboro-based company with operations throughout the US, is actively recruiting for a very sharp and capable candidate to assume key role on its Accounting team.  The company is experiencing exponential growth, and seeks a candidate who will bring the entrepreneurialism and flexibility to thrive in this emerging environment.

Key Things to Note:

  • This Accountant reports to the Director of Accounting and assists in a wide range of duties including Billing, AP, Bank Rec’s and Payroll.  Seek versatile candidate who enjoys the juggling and exposure.
  • The company works in 35 states, and processes Payroll for employees throughout.  Familiarity with multi-state Payroll processing, including tax returns and reconciliations, will be important.
  • The company provides dental support and staffing services to hundreds of clients, including many government agencies.  Familiarity with government contracts and compliance would be valuable (but not required).
  • The company employs Excel for many analyses and reports.  Advanced Excel is required.

Specific duties will include:

  • Calculate and process client Billings, based on staff hours worked and contract requirements.
  • Review and apply cash receipts against Accounts Receivable balances.
  • Process Account Payables ensuring accurate coding and initiating payments. 
  • Process tax payments for a large number of states and record payments and deposits. 
  • Perform reconciliations of bank accounts and credit card statements.
  • Process withholding and unemployment reconciliations for a variety of states.
  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.

Targeted candidate will offer a related degree and some exposure to the tasks noted above.  Other priorities include:

  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable, Billing, Bank Reconciliations, etc.
  • Familiarity with multi-state Payroll processing, include withholding and unemployment filings (Forms 940, 941, NC-5, etc.)
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong compliance orientation
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively
  • Advanced Excel; SAGE a desirable plus
  • Any familiarity with dental offices would be a plus

Further and critically, we seek a highly motivated and self-directed candidate who will work exceedingly well in this fast-paced, highly dynamic setting.  Things change daily, as the company continues to grow.  Seek candidate who can “go with the flow” and contribute broadly.

This is a Direct Hire opportunity.  Salary will be in the $40s.

Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates only.