Accounting and Finance

Accounting Assistant


Accounting Career Consultants

Accounting Assistant Saint Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-28847D

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

If you are a proactive individual with a passion for accounting and a willingness to contribute to a variety of tasks across the accounting cycle, we encourage you to apply for this dynamic Accounting Assistant role. Join our team and help us maintain accurate financial records and support the company’s continued growth.

Job Description:

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Accounting Assistant to join our finance team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting various aspects of the accounting cycle, ranging from day-to-day financial tasks to involvement in month-end financial reporting. This role requires versatility and adaptability, as the Accounting Assistant will contribute to a variety of accounting functions.

Key Responsibilities:

Common Duties:

  • Process cash deposits and provide support in Accounts Receivable (AR) collections, collaborating closely with project coordinators.
  • Update weekly scorecards to track financial performance and key metrics.
  • Review and prepare Accounts Payable (AP) invoices for approval, following the import from the AP email box.
  • Code overhead expenses from credit card transactions accurately.
  • Manage billing procedures for tool usage from our equipment leasing company and handle AR billing for the engineering company.
  • Assist in setting up job accounts for the engineering company’s projects.
  • Contribute to the monthly financial closing process, starting with smaller companies and progressing to assistance with larger companies.

Other Duties:

  • Maintain and update Certificates of Insurance (COI), ensuring compliance and accuracy.
  • Track and update lien waivers as required by projects.
  • Generate reports on spending and other financial data upon request.

Potential Duties:

  • Assist in Work-in-Progress (WIP) preparation to support accurate project cost tracking.
  • Monitor inventory costs related to our parts division and report on findings.
  • Provide assistance during audits by organizing and preparing relevant financial information.
  • Undertake additional responsibilities as needed, depending on individual capabilities and evolving company needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other accounting software.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with various teams and stakeholders.
  • Adaptability to changing priorities and tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a similar accounting or finance role.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems or accounting software such as QuickBooks, SAP, etc.
  • Knowledge of construction or engineering industry accounting practices is a plus.
  • Professional certification such as Certified Bookkeeper or similar is advantageous.


Brandon Sankpill

Staffing Recruiter

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-292-7904 | Email:

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