Staff Accountant

  • Location: Fairhope, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1130
  • Salary: $45,000 - $50,000

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a reputable organization that is seeking to add a Staff Accountant to their team in Fairhope, Alabama. 

***This is an onsite role that cannot be performed remotely. 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs general accounting duties for the organization such as AR/AP, credit and bank reconciliations, data analysis and more.
  • Prepares monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
  • Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or equivalent experience preferred
  • At least 2-3 years of related experience required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.

Controller

  • Location: Creola, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1129
  • Salary: $90,000 - $110,000

FirstFour Staffing has partnered with a reputable construction organization that is seeking to add a Controller to their team in Creola, Alabama. 

***This is an onsite role that cannot be performed remotely.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Management of Accounting, Cash Flow, and Budgets
  • Responsible for the development and enforcement of company policies and procedures related to the Accounting function of the company. 
  • Responsible for the development, accuracy, and security of all accounting reports.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the Accounting department including payroll, accounts receivable and payable, project cost accounting.
  • Preparation and completion of end of year financial, overhead cost, and workers compensation audits.
  • Coordinate audits and oversees the preparation, filing and reporting of all taxes/returns.
  • Provide recommendations for procedural improvements.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Five years’ experience in a senior level-finance or accounting position.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including generally accepted accounting principals. 
  • Proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing to clients and employees.
  • Previous experience in engineering or construction industry preferred.

 

 

Sales Tax Analyst

  • Location: Creola, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1127
  • Salary: $50,000 - $75,000

FirstFour Staffing has partnered with a reputable construction organization that is seeking to add a Sales Tax Analyst to their team in Creola, Alabama. 

*** This is an onsite role that cannot be performed remotely.

This position will report to the Assistant Controller and work closely with the Procurement & Accounts Payable Teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Work closely with the Procurement & Accounts Payable teams to ensure proper sales tax rates are set and charged to each of our projects
  • Regularly train and educate the Accounts Payable & Procurement Team on all aspects related to sales & use tax
  • Develop relationships with local and regional state sales tax authorities to get clarification as needed on various sales tax matters
  • Conduct monthly audits on samples of vendor spend to ensure they are properly charging the correct sales tax rates. If vendors are not properly charging sales tax, follow up will be required to discuss their process and educate them to get in line with our expectations on charging tax.
  • Ensure compliance with state and local sales tax regulations
  • Ad Hoc reporting & analysis as requested related to sales tax and other cost
  • Future opportunities can be available for the right candidate to transition into more of a senior cost analyst as sales tax processes are refined

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bookkeeping/CPA Firm experience on multiple clients dealing with and handling sales tax
  • Comfortable managing compliance across multi state and multi jurisdictions with various forms of purchases
  • 2-3 Years minimum experience in a position dealing with Sales & Tax accounting
  • A problem solving and investigative mindset
  • Desire to be a part of a growing organization with a team who strives to be innovative on all fronts and embrace challenges with cutting edge and collaborative solutions
  • Desire to never accept status quo and strive for excellence on all fronts
  • High level of expectation for themselves and always wants to be a part of the solution
  • Desire for continuous improvement and growth opportunities to learn and be regularly challenged
  • Strong understanding of state, local and jurisdictional sales & use taxes
  • Strong understanding of the process for filing for tax exempt and abatement status within various states and jurisdictions.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to research project specific sales tax matters as needed

 

 

Staff Accountant

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1126
  • Salary: $50,000 - $55,000

FirstFour Staffing has partnered with a reputable organization that is seeking to add a Staff Accountant to their team in Mobile, Alabama. 

***This is an onsite role that cannot be performed remotely. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Participate in monthly close out of books. 
  • Prepare monthly financial statements. 
  • Accounts Payable functions, ensuring verification and/or accurate and timely processing of invoices and payments.
  • Assist with Accounts Receivable process and related tasks. 
  • Prepare and analyze monthly journal entries over assigned accounts and areas.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations in a timely manner.
  • Utilize advanced Excel functions, including Pivot tables, look up functions, etc. to efficiently analyze and manipulate data.
  • Create, organize, and maintain client information for management. 
  • Identify, maintain, and properly depreciate fixed assets of the company.
  • Assist controller with month-end and year-end reporting.
  • Assist external auditors for annual report.
  • Monitor and ensure adherence to internal controls designed to safeguard company assets.
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP principles.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or related field is preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting. 2-3 years of related experience.

Controller

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1121
  • Salary: $110,000 - $120,000

FirstFour Staffing is assisting our client with their need for a Controller.

This position is responsible for management of the Accounting Department on operational issues for business cash flow, taxes, payroll, payables and receivables and audits. The Controller is responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of company operations and supervises the finance unit. Is a direct partner with senior leadership on all matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and acquisitions. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Development and enforcement of company policies and procedures related to Accounting functions
  • Maintains the financial model and budgets
  • Development and accuracy of accounting reports.
  • Oversight of the Accounting department
  • Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts
  • Preparation and completion of end of year financial, overhead cost, and workers compensation audits.
  • Oversees the preparation, filing, and reporting of all taxes
  • Responsible for management of cash flow
  • Management of Accounting department staff including hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, and development
  • Oversees the functions associated with the company 401k and ESOP plans including contribution allocation for fund deposits, loan payments, end of year audit, and census data
  • Coordinate audits and oversees the preparation, filing and reporting of all taxes/returns

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Five years’ experience in a senior level-finance or accounting position
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including generally accepted accounting principals.  Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.  Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.  Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.  Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
  • CPA preferred

EVMS Analyst

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1116
  • Salary: $80,000 - $100,000

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a reputable manufacturing organization in Mobile, Alabama that is seeking to add an EVMS (Earned Value Management Standards) Analyst to their team.

****This is an onsite role that cannot be performed remotely.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce, update, and maintain monthly Performance Reports and Empower data according to Earned Value Management Standards.
  • Submit accurate and timely CPR/IPMR/IPMDAR reports.
  • Generate and maintain all required documents for a project: Pricing of Baseline, Work Authorization Documents (WADs), Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM), Control Account Plan (CAP), Contract Budget Baseline Log (CBBL), Baseline Adjustment Request (BAR) Log, Undistributed Budget (UB) Log
  • Update and maintain with accuracy; EVMS logs and Baseline Adjustment Requests.
  • Analyze and validate EVMS and performance data to generate metrics. Present data and reports at weekly management reviews.
  • Produce visual data using graphs and charts to present to internal program reviews.
  • Collaborate with the production and other teams to monitor performance and establish process improvement plans.
  • Provide Earned Value Management training to Control Account Managers (CAMs).
  • Collaborate with the Control Account Managers (CAMs) to provide detailed Variance Analyses required in the CPRIPMR/IPMDAR Formats 5 reports.
  • Assist with any required formal reviews or meetings with government EVMS representatives.
  • Integrated Baseline Review (IBR), Production Readiness Review (PRR), Joint Surveillance Audit (JSA)

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree in a related field preferred; 5-7 years directly related work experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
  • Demonstrated working experience in EVMS reporting / analysis.
  • Ability to analyze data and communicate analysis to CAMs and management.
  • Experience in a DOD and/or shipbuilding organization, a plus.
  • Proficiency in EVMS software
  • Proficiency in Empower or w/Insight
  • Working knowledge of Scheduling software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products

Senior Accountant

  • Location: Orange Beach, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1114
  • Salary: $65,000 - $90,000

We are assisting our client in Orange Beach, AL in their search for a Corporate Accountant.  This is an immediate need with growth opportunities.  The Corporate Accountant will report to the Controller.

 

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist with month-end financial reporting, planning, budgeting
  • Manage general ledger input and reconciliation
  • Assist with treasury Management
  • Liaison with external CPA firm
  • Manager corporate Credit cards and perform reconciliations
  • Oversee compliance with regulatory agencies and licensing
  • Assist with accounting functions for related entities

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar field
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Construction or development industry experience preferred
  • CPA preferred