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Junior Accountant

Full Time

Columbus, OH, USA

About the Role

Position Summary:
As a Junior Bookkeeper/Accountant at The Gould Group, you will play a crucial role in supporting the financial operations of our fast-growing energy services company. Reporting directly to the Director of Accounting and IT, you will assist in various accounting tasks, including payroll administration, accounts payable and receivable management, financial reporting, and tax compliance. This role offers an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to gain hands-on experience in accounting within a dynamic and innovative environment.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Administer Payroll and Benefits: Assist in processing payroll for employees, including maintaining accurate records, calculating wages, and processing benefits.
2. Handle Customer Billing and Accounts Receivable: Support the billing process by generating invoices, reconciling accounts, and following up on overdue payments to ensure timely collections.
3. Manage Vendor Payments and Accounts Payable: Process vendor invoices, verify accuracy, and prepare payments while maintaining vendor relationships and ensuring timely payments.
4. Conduct Project Job Costing: Assist in tracking project costs, labor expenses, and materials to ensure accurate project accounting and profitability analysis.
5. Prepare Financial Reports and Management Reports: Assist in preparing financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, as well as management reports to provide insights into business performance.
6. Construct Annual Budgets for all Companies & Divisions: Support the budgeting process by gathering data, analyzing trends, and assisting in the development of annual budgets for different companies and divisions within the organization.
7. Compile Monthly Consolidated Financial Statements: Assist in consolidating financial data from multiple entities and divisions to prepare monthly consolidated financial statements.
8. Draft Various Monthly Management Reports: Prepare ad hoc reports and analysis for management to support decision-making and strategic planning initiatives.
9. Oversee Multi-State Sales Taxes, Multi-State Income Taxes, and Federal Income Taxes: Assist in managing sales tax compliance, income tax filings, and other tax-related activities across multiple states and jurisdictions.

Requirements

Successful Candidates will Have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.

  • A minimum of two years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping roles.

  • Strong computer technology and software skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work effectively in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in construction or job-cost accounting.

About the Gould Group

At the Gould Group, we value the following:

Warrior Spirit: The Warrior Spirit in each of us drives our wholehearted dedication to excellence in everything we do. It's about working hard and having the courage to choose what works. It represents our collective ambition to go the extra mile and ensures that we never settle for anything but the best.

Fun-loving: Our Fun-loving value is a celebration of our unique culture, where we don't take ourselves too seriously and recognize that life is not just work. We encourage light-heartedness in our daily interactions, knowing that joy and laughter foster creativity, innovation, and a cohesive work environment.

Integrity: Integrity is our collective commitment to doing the right thing, even when nobody is watching. It defines our relationships with each other and our approach to our work, ensuring that honesty, transparency, and ethical conduct are at the forefront of everything we do.

Humility: Humility guides us to put each other first and serve one another as we strive for shared success. It's a reminder that we are part of something bigger, and that our individual success is intertwined with the success of our teammates and our clients.

Why The Gould Group?

At The Gould Group, you're not just another cog in the machine. Being a part of our team means having the opportunity to take ownership, drive change, and make a meaningful impact from day one. We pride ourselves on being a trusted advisor to our clients, focusing on delivering budget certainty, quality certainty, and execution certainty.

As a smaller, founder-led company, we offer a level of entrepreneurial spirit that can't be found in larger corporations. We empower our team members to bring their innovative ideas to the table, fostering an environment that encourages creativity and problem-solving.

Our commitment to energy efficiency isn't just business; it's a mission. We believe in the power of renewable energy to transform industries, improve financial performance, and contribute to a more sustainable future. By joining The Gould Group, you're not only building a rewarding career, but also contributing to an essential global cause.

Moreover, you'll get to work closely with Brian Gould, our CEO, an experienced and visionary leader who is passionate about energy efficiency and the growth of our team members. You'll have direct exposure to top-level decision-making processes and strategic planning, allowing for a steep learning curve and unique professional development opportunities.

If you're ready to be a part of a team that's revolutionizing the energy space and making a tangible difference for businesses across the US, then The Gould Group is the place for you. Apply today and let's shape the future of energy together.

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