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Accounting Assistant IV - Building Technologies

Anchorage, Alaska; Beaverton, Oregon; Bellevue, Washington; Fairbanks, Alaska
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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Country Division Controller
Requisition Number: 236929
Primary Location: United States-Alaska-Anchorage
Other Locations: United States-Alaska-Fairbanks, United States-Washington-Bellevue, United States-Oregon-Beaverton
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

For more information, please visit:   

https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/building-technologies.html

 

 



Job Description:

The role of this position is mainly focused on all billing responsibilities for Anchorage, Honolulu, and Los Angeles, specifically supporting Building Technologies. The main objective of this position is to ensure accurate billings are generated and delivered to all customers in a timely fashion as well as collaborating with finance, sales and operations to maintain accurate accounts receivable. This role directly impacts both internal and external customers and will have direct contact with both which adds great value to the overall customer experience. This role involves interaction with global customers and innovative projects which provides exposure within the company and unique opportunities for the employee.

 

Responsibilities

 

Primary:

  • Prepare weekly and bi-weekly payroll submissions
  • Prepare public works documents; including certified payroll
  • Prepare labor union reports
  • Prepare OCIP reports
  • Process check requests

 

Support Function: 

  •  Generate invoices in accordance to customer contracts and project deliverables
  • Ensure timely and accurate project and non-project related billings
  • Create and/or modify customer information in accounting system
  • Upload invoices into client portal
  • Resolve any customer billing issues in collaboration with Sales and Operations teams
  • Develop and maintain effective customer relations; both internal and external

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years’ experience in understanding of accounting procedure
  • Ability to work independently and manage and meet deadlines and schedules 
  • Ability to work occasional overtime
  • Possess strong written and oral communications skills as well as great analytical skills 
  • Ability to read and understand standard contracts 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools especially Excel

·        Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

·       Experience with SAP or other ERP system

·       Construction industry experience a plus

·       Understanding of Sales and Use tax in the construction industry

 

 

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