Underwood & Associates is a small and growing ecological restoration firm specializing in design and construction of watershed restoration projects and is seeking an experienced bookkeeper. The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business administration or equivalent business experience as well as knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles.
Experience with construction accounting is highly preferred. Knowledge of Quickbooks accounting software is absolutely required; the ideal candidate will be experienced with and knowledgeable of Quickbooks (minimum 1 year experience is preferred). Competence in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Applicants must be able to resolve issues quickly and with certainty and remain on top on of all the important financial functions of the company and report to the supervisor both on a regular basis and more often as the need arises. Excellent communication skills are required; candidates must be able to create financial reports and explain them both verbally and in writing. Candidates will be expected to present information at meetings and explain relevant financial facts to others in the company who may or may not have a financial background. The ability to work with different departments and to get along well with varied personalities is a must. The ability to work as a team is absolutely required.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in accounting for the construction industry and those with a background in family-owned businesses.
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