LYCOS Inc.
  • Omaha, NE, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Lycos is looking for a part-time Accounting Specialist to help support our Accounting team and further develop the accounting infrastructure of our multi-company organization.

This is a unique opportunity to step into a rapidly growing, multifaceted company with flexible hours on a part-time basis. We're looking for someone who can dedicate an average of 25 hours a week.  If you wish to move into a full-time role in the future, that could be a possibility as we continue to grow.

As our Accounting Specialist, you will be responsible for processing daily transactions and assisting in general accounting and bookkeeping duties. We are looking for a self-starter who's detail-oriented, able to problem solve, and capable of building strong relationships across teams. To be successful in this role, you must have strong communication skills as you will be working directly with the company's clients frequently. This hands-on position requires the ability to think outside the box to help streamline processes and reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

A little bit about us:

We are a family of companies with a focus on servicing construction projects in the Midwest. Founded in 2007, we have grown to manufacture, install, produce, supply, and provide for several areas in the commercial construction industry. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate, close-knit group dedicated to improving the construction industry with a strategic approach and drive to excel at everything we do.

What you'll be doing...

  • Enters and reconciles accounts payable invoices
  • Creates purchase orders
  • Pays vendors with checks and credit card payments after necessary approval
  • Analyzes accounts payable reports and presents for payment approval
  • Handles incoming and outgoing accounting emails for multiple companies
  • Enters new vendors into accounting software and handles invoicing on a weekly basis
  • Reaches out to customers to collect payments on outstanding accounts and resolve billing issues. Maintains notes on accounts receivables
  • Maintains sub-contractor files, W-9s and certificates of insurance
  • Maintains lease, financing and depreciation schedules
  • Assists with monthly pay applications and invoices
  • Processes lien waivers
  • Enters credit card payment information into accounting software
  • Assists in safeguarding assets and assures accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing appropriate internal control procedures
  • Protects and keeps company financial information confidential. Maintains organized system of physical and digital records
  • Ensures exceptional internal and external customer interactions by handling all incoming communications in an efficient, positive and professional manner, answering or redirecting appropriately
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned

What you need coming in...

  • Associate's degree in Accounting
  • One or more years of accounting and/or bookkeeping experience. Knowledge of accounting principles, procedures and month end close
  • Thrives in a fast paced, growing and changing environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and Outlook); ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Strong detail orientation, time management and organization skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks with a high level of accuracy  
  • Proficient analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to function well in a team-based environment
  • Self-starter, proficient and able to think outside of the box to bring new ideas forward and help with process efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Must remain positive and flexible to change while working in a fast paced, challenging work environment
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service and an exceptional experience for customers and potential customers while balancing workload.  Strong verbal and written communication skills 

What is preferred...

  • Experience in a multi-company privately held organization 
  • QuickBooks experience 
  • Knowledge of construction accounting principles and contracts
  • Experience in the commercial construction industry
  • Notary Public

What the work environment requirements are...

  • Regular office conditions apply
  • Employee must have clear, close vision for reading and computer work
  • Must be able to operate computer keyboard
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required

 

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