John W. Danforth Company

Accounting Positions

Location: Buffalo, NY


Sr. Accountant

A specialized role within the accounting department with responsibilities that include job cost analysis, month-end and year-end financial reporting, specialized projects and a lead role in the annual company and pension audits.

Other Key Responsibilities include:

  • Job cost analysis
  • Operations support
  • Job status reporting
  • Financial budgets and forecasts
  • Maintain general ledger integrity
  • Ancillary financial reporting as required
  • Back-up activities in the areas of payroll, accounts payable and billings

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and 5+ year’s relevant experience. Excellent documentation, organization, and communication skills required. Proficiency in computer based management systems a plus.
Construction industry experience preferred.


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Billing Associate

Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate billing and cash receipt postings for Construction and Service projects. Billing Associate must effectively communicate with operations and finance teams regarding billing, contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services related to billing.

Other Key Responsibilities include:

  • Set up of new jobs in accounting software.
  • Provide clear, concise and timely communication to external and internal customers. Reconcile any discrepancies that arise.
  • Approach tasks with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines.
  • Identify and implement action plans and process improvements and perform other accounting related duties as required.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. Excellent documentation, organization, and communication skills required. Proficiency in computer based management systems a plus.
Construction industry experience preferred.


Note: Please be sure to include a cover letter, salary requirements, and resume as an attachment to the email.
 
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Collections Specialist

The Collections Specialist is responsible for the timely cash collection of all accounts receivable while improving customer relations and reducing the amount of past due amounts.

Other Key Responsibilities include:

  • Research and resolve all payment discrepancies.
  • Correspond with clients through outbound collection calls, email and/or written correspondence in a professional manner.
  • Provide clear, concise and timely communication to external and internal customers.
  • Remove issues preventing payment of outstanding invoices by managing customer requests in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with customers, sales professionals, project management and finance teams to achieve improvements and to facilitate timely resolution of past due accounts.
  • Review daily collection reports to ascertain potential risk associated with delinquent accounts.
  • Escalate claims, problems, and disputes to the appropriate problem resolvers in a timely manner.
  • Identify and implement action plans and process improvements with little guidance.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree, 5+ year’s relevant of experience.
Knowledge of common accounting principles. Excellent documentation, organization, and communication skills required. Proficiency in computer based management systems a plus.
Construction industry experience preferred.


Note: Please be sure to include a cover letter, salary requirements, and resume as an attachment to the email.
 
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