Senior Accountant

Sr. Accountant

 JOB FUNCTION

Accounting

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/15/2022

DIVISION

Financial Services

DEPARTMENT

Exec/Acctg

REPORTS TO

Assistant Controller

JOB CODE

 

Job TITLES THAT REPORT TO THIS ROLE

None

FLSA STATUS

Exempt

JOB Summary:     Performs regular accounting functions and assists with other duties (e.g., business plan preparation, ad hoc reporting, etc.) as necessary.

 

essentIaL duties and responsibilites:

Describe the duty/responsibility*

% of time

  •   Manage the period-end closing process, including:
    • Prepare monthly revenue accruals for each of the division’s entities,
    • Ensure all regular journal entries have been prepared and posted,
    • Prepare reconciliations for balance sheet accounts each month,

15%

  • Financial analysis and interpretation
    • Prepare revenue analysis models to ensure reasonableness and accuracy of the results
    • Review expenses for anomalies and communicate any findings to Division Management,
    • Review Joint Venture financial statements and separately provided schedules to monitor results against expectations derived from prepared business plans.

15%

  • Process Management:
    • Maintain all process documentation to reflect current procedures, including noting key controls throughout the process,
    • Where appropriate, maintain or create flow charts to document the processes and key controls throughout.
    • Periodically review processes to identify potential efficiency and accuracy gains,
    • Be proactive in updating and/or redeveloping processes as the Company transitions to a new software system.

10%

  • Cash management:
    • As checks are received for various subsidiary businesses, verify their accuracy, enter into the appropriate systems, and prepare journal entries to record receipt,
    • Prepare daily cash entries based on daily bank statements and intercompany transactions.

15%

  • Accounts Receivable:
    • Create and monitor monthly aging of accounts receivable.
    • Coordinate with operations management to ensure receivables are collected timely and assist in collections, as necessary.

10%

  • Accounts Payable processing:
    • Review invoices for accuracy and consistency with prior periods and current expectations;
    • Code invoices for processing by the Accounts Payable department.

10%

  • Forecasting / Budgeting
    • Assist in preparing and reviewing regular forecasts for each of the Financial Services entities.
    • Review variances between actual results and budgeted amounts and communicate these differences to management.

10%

  • Sarbanes-Oxley:
    • Maintain documentation of processes, controls, and other necessary internal control items,
    • Oversee quarterly control testing, including coordinating timing of control testing and accumulating/providing all requested documentation,
    • Attend regular SOX committee meetings,
    • Participate in annual walkthrough with Joint Venture partner,
    • Coordinate/participate in periodic walkthroughs of Division entities.

10%

  • Other Duties as assigned:
    • Prepare schedules as requested for the Corporate tax department.
    • Prepare ad hoc reports and analysis as requested by management.
    • Create schedules and provide information to our joint venture partner(s) on a regular basis and review information they provide to KB Home prior to distribution.
    • Unclaimed Property
      • Identify and file claims for unclaimed property with various states;
      • Escheat funds to various states as required.

5%

Note:  % of time should total 100%

education/experience/minimum requiremenTs:

Education/Certifications/Licenses      

  • BS in Accounting preferred
  • CPA certificate a plus

 

Experience

  • 3-4 years experience working for a public accounting firm OR 4-6 years experience in Finance/Accounting

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong financial, accounting, and analytical skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including but not limited to Excel and Access (VBA knowledge would be helpful but not required).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational skills.

 

 

Work Requirements

  • Must work approximately 40 hours per week (during core business hours) with flexibility for longer hours as needed.
  • Must conduct business in a professional and ethical manner to external business associates and coworkers to reinforce goodwill and profitability for the company.

Account Executive

Position Description

E2 Optics is an award-winning Woman-Owned IT Solutions Provider.  We specialize in Data Centers, Structured Cabling, Audio Visual, Video, Electronic Physical Security, Wireless, and DAS Solutions. Our Core Value Culture is built on the foundation of Safety, Passion, Family Centric, Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Collaboration, and Agility.  E2 Optics’ Core Values guide our business, our employees, and our relationships with customers and partners. We embrace these values as a way to not only be a better business, but to be better human beings. We are looking for candidates who align with our Core Value Culture and eager to become a part of a growing team, focused on delivering the very best in customer service while utilizing cutting edge technology and practices, and having fun!
 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Account Executive will sell E2 Optics products and integration of services to all existing and prospective accounts and drive business development efforts. The primary focus of the Account Executive is outside sales and business development, where coverage and penetration of accounts is required at a strategic level. The Account Executive will maintain and develop an existing customer base and work proactively to secure new clients. The individual in this position must professionally represent E2 Optics in presentations and briefings, and assist in preparing proposals, and must be able to effectively position E2 Optics and present a strong value proposition to clients. A successful Account Executive builds on an entrepreneurial spirit and will be expected to regularly meet or exceed sales targets. 
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Safety is E2’s number one Core Value. Follow safe work practices and company and client worksite policies.
  • Promote company Core Values to foster and safeguard family-centric culture.
  • Responsible for supporting all aspects of sales cycle, cultivating new relationships and qualifying new client opportunities.
  • Create market awareness of E2 Optics core business solutions of structured cabling, audio visual, security and wireless/DAS through prospecting, networking, presentations and attending trade show meetings.
  • Prioritizing activities and territory management to ensure optimum penetration and profitability, including developing Strategic Account Growth Plans.
  • Accurately forecast, build a strong pipeline, and meet/exceed sales goals.
  • Ability to effectively influence key decision makers on all levels.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with distribution, manufacturers and other trade partners.
  • Follow industry trends locally and internationally
  • Identifying and mapping business strengths and client needs.
  • Providing business direction to sales support teams.
  • Providing accurate and timely reports including forecasts and activities.

Travel:  This position is generally expected to travel as needed to support E2 clients and win additional solutions sales.  The individual in this role should be able and willing to travel as required by E2.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 

Education:

  •  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

 Experience:  

  • Sold over $2,000,000 annually in a related business.
  • Demonstrated the development of strategic accounts.
  • Demonstrated experience selling Company core business solutions.
  • Thorough understanding of product positioning, competitive conditions, and value proposition.
  • Excellent knowledge of sales and marketing techniques and principles.
  • Experience with design and implementation of business development strategy. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Decision Making and Judgment: This position requires the ability to assess information and interpersonal interactions in order to negotiate business that meets or exceeds client expectations, while providing a profitable revenue stream for E2 Optics.  Knowing when to move forward independently, and when to engage internal team members and/or appropriate client contacts is critical to the success of the person in this role.
  • Knowledge of how to prepare and present a professional presentation or proposal.
  • General knowledge of the construction process and site services.
  • Must be able to learn and support new and quickly-changing technologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to close product and services solutions of significant value.
  • Knowledge of current trends within the technology and construction industries.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Demonstrated successful track record in sales.
  • Superior English oral and written communication skills.
  • High level of energy and self-motivation.
  • Proficiency in software skills such as Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, CRM tools.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The standard work environment for this position is an indoors business office and construction environment. Ability to use a computer and/or hand tools while sitting or standing for extended periods of time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear, use hands, stoop, kneel, bend, rotate, push, pull, reach with hands and arms on intermittent to regular basis daily. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  The employee must regularly carry and climb ladders to 20 feet.  The employee may be required to work in tight, confined spaces. The employee must demonstrate regular and on-time attendance. There could be a requirement of occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle and the like within the region and to other locations as required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

DISCLAIMER:

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

E2 Optics is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, protected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Revised 10-19-2018

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Actively recruits qualified women, minorities, disabled and

Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager – Full Time

Overview of the Position Responsibilities: The Accounting Manager will lead Bluepeak’s internal accounting team and manage outside consultants with a high degree of professionalism and integrity. Maintain financial controls and compliance with internal and external guidelines. Collaborate with internal teams to ensure Accounting is aware of activity and providing guidance. If this sounds exciting, please read on.

Be part of our innovation- building and delivering a fiber-rich internet connection to people’s doorsteps. 

What You Will Do:

  • Lead the accounting team, including GL, AP and AR. Responsible for ensuring the appropriate segregation of duties and financial controls are maintained.
  • Lead the team in preparing requests for the annual audit, quarterly reporting and monthly financials
  • Lead the monthly accounting function, including driving the monthly close checklist, maintaining and accelerating the close calendar
  • Approval of all monthly journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Lead the preparation of the monthly P&L and balance sheet flux analysis.
  • Proactively research of any aged items of risk on the balance sheet.
  • Preparation of monthly cash flow
  • Review all financial data and performance measurements prior to distribution to investors and senior leadership. Ensure accuracy, timeliness, and proper disclosure
  • Identify opportunities to streamline financial operations
  • Ensure consistent and appropriate application of tax and accounting practices

What You Will Need: 

  • Master’s degree and/or CPA required
  • Requires 10+ years of relevant experience in a mid to senior level accounting position. Tenure with private equity/telecom experience is preferred
  • Specific experience with fixed assets desired
  • Must have experience directly supervising a team
  • Experience with Great Plains software
  • Advanced Excel and data entry skills required. Proficient with Microsoft Word and Outlook a must
  • Public accounting background preferred
  • Upon job offer, must be able to pass a background check and drug test prior to employment
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles
  • Understanding of a proper controls environment and addressing risk at various stages of growth
  • Comfortable with identifying and implementing accounting processes and control needs
  • Experience acting as liaison between internal team and external accounting firms
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret correspondence, business reports, and relatively complex legal documents
  • Ability to lead a team of professionals, including strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organized, effective time management, and a demonstrated ability to identify problems and timely implement solutions. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior leadership and investors
  • Have a bias-for-action and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get things done, including helping and contributing to the team
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Commitment to quality and a constant desire for improvement

Why Work at Bluepeak?

  • Competitive Compensation + Annual Bonus Eligibility
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package, Including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and 401(k)
  • Generous Vacation and Paid Sick Time + Paid Holidays and Personal Days
  • Professional Development With an Emphasis on Internal Promotion
  • Employee Discounts on Bluepeak Services, Including Internet
  • Progressive and inclusive work culture in which our team has the flexibility, support, and resources to be successful in their careers!
      

Colorado Residents Only: The pay for this position has a salary range of $82,752.86 to $136,542.22. Certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.

About Us

We believe that the size of the city shouldn’t determine the quality of the technology. That’s why we are building for you: Faster, more reliable, and without the things that get in the way of great service—like red tape, hidden fees, and slow response times. And with up to 5 gigabits of speed for residential customers and 10 gigabits for businesses, we are whole new ballgame- from internet to TV, to connecting every device in your home, to powering your business, we’re not only providing the best fiber connections in your community, but we’re also meeting the growing needs for how you live. 

Bluepeak provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.