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Accounting Specialist

SUMMARY

Blackrock Strategy is a veteran owned small business in Huntsville Alabama seeking an Accounting Specialist to support all aspects of accounting with outside advisors through our CPA. This position performs the following tasks in the fast-paced environment of a small business supporting clients in the defense contracting and commercial client sectors.

Blackrock Strategy LLC is an international risk management company providing commercial and government clients with the best insights and intelligence available to make informed decisions for their people and stakeholders.

Position: Accounting Specialist

Location: Huntsville, AL

Full-Time Position  

Market Competitive Compensation

 

AREA OF EXPERTISE

  • Reviews and posts Accounts Payable.

  • Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer payments and transactions related to Accounts Receivable.

  • Creates invoices according to company practices; submits invoices to customers.

  • Drafts correspondence for standard past-due accounts and collections, identifies delinquent accounts by reviewing files, and contacts delinquent accountholders to request payment.

  • Sets up new vendors, users, projects, and contracts in Unanet.

  • Completes costing, pricing, and funding projections for statements of work and proposals.

  • Administers and processes procurement.

  • Tracks funding for government and commercial contracts.

  • Submits sales and invoices through government approved systems such as GSA and IPP.

  • Interfaces with and manages bank activity.

  • Completes bank and credit card reconciliation.

  • Tracks cash flow and credit card account.

  • Manages authorized credit card users and their balances.

  • Supports Month End Close and Year End Close.

  • Supports general accounting department systems, policies, practices, and procedures.

  • Supports financial forecasts, and annual budgets.

  • Supports CPA with annual corporate taxes.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

A bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required.

 

DESIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Experience with Unanet.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Experience with government contracting.

  • Experience managing office staff.

  • Experience with ADP.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • At least five years of general accounting experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read in English to analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, government regulations, and procedure manuals. Ability to write in English for routine reports and correspondence.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems by defining the problem, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions. Ability to apply common sense.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must have a valid driver’s license issued by state of residence.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Talk, hear, and see.

  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment is a 3,000 square foot business facility that was constructed in 2021 and is located near Lowe Mill. This position requires most work to be performed in the office.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Blackrock Strategy LLC 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.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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