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Accounting Assistant I, II, or III

Location
Arvada, Colorado
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022

We have two positions open on our growing accounts payable team! As an Accounts Payable Accounting Assistant, you will use organization and detail orientation skills to process vendor invoices and payments in a timely manner. The Accounts Payable Accounting Assistant is responsible for tracking vendors and funds in the Company's accounting software system and utilizing Microsoft Excel. The Assistant will assist with the check-mailing process and provide additional general administrative support to the team as needed. The Accounting Assistant II or III will support the team member levels below them and will assist with maintaining process documentation.

After our 90-day probationary period, you will be eligible for a hybrid schedule with 2 days of work from home and 3 days in the office per week.

Company Overview

With roots dating to 1891 and 7,200+ employees, MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group) is a publicly-traded holding company of specialty electrical construction companies. MYR Group and our subsidiaries provide large-scale electrical construction services throughout the U.S. and western Canada. The following values guide and inspire us and help to shape our behavior and culture: Safety, Respect, Responsiveness, Creativity, Integrity, Initiative, and Teamwork. We are contributing to a clean energy future while fostering a safe, supportive, and inclusive work environment. Our culture is built on shared values and mutual respect, where teamwork and collaboration occur naturally. 

Throughout our history, we have partnered with utilities, power companies, commercial clients, and developers to deliver some of the largest electrical infrastructure, notable commercial and industrial, and renewable energy projects. We are consistently recognized as one of the top five specialty electrical construction firms by Engineering News-Record. Our efforts and accomplishments received worldwide recognition as we were named to Fortune's 2020 list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. 

Essential Functions (Level I)

  • Data entry of accounts payable invoices
  • Compile and sort invoices and checks
  • Review and process 2- and 3-way match vendor invoices in the AP workflow software within expected turn-around times
  • Verify invoice details from vendors for accuracy
  • Record business transactions and check requests
  • Review and process employee expense reports
  • Respond promptly and accurately to internal and external inquiries
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards, if applicable

Qualifications & Salary Range (Level I)

  • Salary commensurate with experience ($15.25-$19.25/hour) with weekly pay. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in data entry, office administration, or accounting experience is required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Essential Functions (Level II)

  • Review and process 2- and 3-way match vendor invoices in the AP workflow software within expected turn-around times
  • Resolve discrepant or disputed issues relating to the suppliers, troubleshooting and handling complex/specific account issues
  • Respond promptly and accurately to internal and external inquiries, acting as an escalation point for the AP Accounting Assistant I team members
  • Record business transactions and check requests
  • Review and process employee expense reports
  • Secure proper approvals for non-PO invoices
  • Review statements worked by AP Coordinator to ensure completion
  • Research and verity Sales and Use Tax rates for district offices
  • Assist with internal and external audits as needed
  • Maintain up-do-date process documentation
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards, if applicable

Qualifications & Salary Range (Level II)

  • Salary commensurate with experience ($17.25-$22.25/hour) with weekly pay. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of Accounts Payable experience is required
  • Experience with major ERP software is helpful
  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • College coursework or accounting training is preferred

Essential Functions (Level III)

  • Review and process 2- and 3-way match vendor invoices in the AP workflow software within expected turn-around times
  • Resolve discrepant or disputed issues relating to the suppliers, troubleshooting and handling complex/specific account issues
  • Respond promptly and accurately to internal and external inquiries, acting as an escalation point for the AP Accounting Assistant I & II team members
  • Record business transactions and check requests
  • Review and process employee expense reports
  • Secure proper approvals for non-PO invoices
  • Review statements worked by AP Coordinator to ensure completion
  • Research and verity Sales and Use Tax rates for district offices
  • Set up new vendors in ERP software including completion of compliance verification
  • Complete annual or semi-annual vendor record maintenance process
  • Analyze invoicing integrity reports
  • Provide formal and informal training to lower-level AP employees; review and assist AP accounting team with work assignments
  • Assist with internal and external audits as needed
  • Maintain up-do-date process documentation
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards, if applicable

Qualifications & Salary Range (Level III)

  • Salary commensurate with experience ($20.25-$25.25/hour) with weekly pay. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. 
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of Accounts Payable experience is required
  • Experience with major ERP software such as Oracle or SAP
  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Business or similar discipline is preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Customer service aptitude and high attention to details
  • Ability to work within a team environment with a collaborative approach
  • Able to meet required deadlines 
  • Excellent communicator, not afraid to ask questions
  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal capabilities
  • Superior organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities
  • Capable of handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Word and Excel (accuracy with data entry, formatting fields, and standardizing data)
  • Familiar with business systems and working knowledge of accounts payable or accounting software

Compensation & Benefits

  • Two days per week remote work option for non-field roles depending on position and performance.
  • Medical, Basic Vision, Regenexx, Teledoc, Hearing (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.
  • Dental - 100% employer-paid premium.
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases.
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential.
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employees and dependents.

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 674244431-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: MYRGroupInc
  • Location: Arvada, Colorado
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent