Accounting Professional - Columbia, SC

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Accounting Professional will support our Smart Infrastructure business throughout our Region. The role will involve internal and external reporting as well as fillings and registrations related to the construction & building services industry. Book new business orders to accounts in preparation for project or service agreement execution. Performs general ledger accounting, including journal entry preparation and customer account master data maintenance. Coordinate Accounts Payable functions within the Purchase to Pay process such as vendor onboarding, PO requisitioning and goods receipt processing. Prepares various account and financial statements for reporting and analysis. Assist in the preparation and reporting of weekly payroll related activities and monthly commission reporting activities. Monitor and report on unapproved and missing labor hours. Support the customer billing function as needed. Good organizational, analytical, and verbal and written communication skills.

Our Culture:

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

Who designs your future? You do. Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams. We have more than 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard.

Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies that make the world a better place? Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this opportunity? If so, then we’d like to meet you!


  • Book new business orders
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Compile and submit weekly payroll
  • Reconcile reported labor hours to identify missing or unapproved time
  • Compile and submit quarterly commission report
  • Support the purchase to pay process by:
    • Onboarding vendors
    • Goods receipt processing
    • Resolving open purchase orders
    • Driving for approval of unassigned invoices
  • Prepare weekly and monthly financial reports
  • Maintain customer account master data
  • Complete invoice processing and delivery

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Required education: Associate's Degree in Business, Accounting or related field.
  • Required experience: Five years of experience in an accounting or finance capacity.
  • Required travel: None
  • Other requirements:
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines and schedules.
    • Ability to collaborate as needed as well as work independently.
    • Clear and confident communication skills both written and oral in English.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools; Comfortable with Excel formulas & pivot tables.
    • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting or related field

· Three years of SAP experience preferred.

  • Construction industry experience.
  • Ability to read and understand contracts

Why Siemens?

Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions, and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and has around 71,000 employees worldwide.

  • Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great future with potential in so many types of fields—sustainability, energy, medical technologies, to name a few—in almost any location you ever dreamed of exploring.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.


Job ID: 187082

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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