Apogee Engineering
  • 09-Feb-2018 to 10-Apr-2018 (MST)
  • Finance
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Full Time

Apogee is actively seeking a Staff Accounting & Payroll Analyst to provide support to the Apogee Corporate Office in Colorado Springs, CO. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, be self-motivated, and work both independently and in a team-oriented environment in support of HR and Project Control in addition to the primary Accounting & Payroll functions.

Why work with us?

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, financial and administrative expertise across an array of federal government organizations such as the DOD, NASA, DOI, and the DOT. Our company was founded on the commitment of making a positive difference regardless of venue, agenda or personality. This commitment, infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, has propelled Apogee Engineering into the ranks of an elite small business company, known for unwavering dedication to their client's success, a warm and family-like work environment, and an enthusiasm to providing the right solution at the right time.

What you will be doing:

A/R Duties:

  • Performs day to day financial transactions such as processing incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivable data.
  • Prepares bills, invoices, and bank deposits, submits invoices in a variety of formats, reconciles accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted and verifies discrepancies and resolve client billing issues.
  • Setup Excel invoicing schedules upon receipt of new contract award. Adjust invoicing schedules as needed based upon receipt of contract modifications. 
  • Add contract invoice data from new invoicing schedules to Excel monthly invoicing summary.
  • Facilitates the payment of invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting clients.
  • Generates the financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status.

Payroll Duties:

  • Maintains compliance of all applicable policies, rules regulations and laws and stays abreast of legal and regulatory and policy developments affecting areas of responsibility.
  • Designs workflow procedures and strategies to optimize and improve the payroll system.
  • Manages payroll reconciliations and accrual analysis.
  • Oversees accurate collection of data and reporting of Federal, State, and Local payroll taxes.
  • Processes bi-weekly and monthly payroll for 200+ staff in multiple states by adding new states as necessary, entering employee status changes, entering data from the timekeeping system and adjusting payroll for non-regular adjustments.
  • Maintains and updates validation and data tables.
  • Compiles summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
  • Determines payroll liabilities, process 401k and HSA contributions and generate upload reports.
  • Interfaces with auditors and vendors.
  • Ensures processing and distribution of W-2's on an annual basis. 
  • Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.

What you will need to have:

  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Accounting
  • 5+ years of prior work experience in Payroll
  • High Level skill in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Advanced Excel
  • Experience interfacing with ADP, QB, WAWF/iRAPT and GSA ITSS & CPRM, and FINCEN
  • Prior government contracting or project accounting experience is desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disabled/veteran  Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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