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Underground Construction Accounts Payable Clerk in Benicia, California

About Us

Underground Construction Co., Inc. has provided quality gas, power, airport fueling and telecom construction services for over 80 years. Since laying our first pipe in 1936, we have successfully completed thousands of government, commercial and private sector construction projects throughout the United States. Underground Construction Co., Inc. is one of the oldest and most respected contractors in the West. We continue to lead our industry in safety, quality, customer satisfaction and community service. Our complete and diverse range of construction services includes gas transmission and distribution, electrical transmission and distribution, airport fueling facilities, industrial and special projects, telecommunications and utilities.

Our projects are regulated by federal and state laws which require all employees to successfully pass criminal background checks, MVR, and drug tests (post-employment and random testing).

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a skilled Accounts Payable Clerk to provide financial, administrative and clerical services and to ensure accuracy and efficiency of accounts receivable operations. You will process and monitor incoming payments and secure revenue by verifying and posting receipts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Ideal candidate must have the skills, ability, and judgment to perform the following essential job duties and responsibilities:

  • Review and verify invoices and check requests, sort, code and match invoices

  • Set invoices up for payment, enter and upload invoices into accounting system

  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions

  • Prepare and perform check runs

  • Review and account for Company Credit Card transactions

  • Monitor vendor accounts and vendor statements to ensure payments are up to date

  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues

  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

  • Prepare invoice accruals monthly and assist with month end closing

  • Provide supporting documentation for audits

  • Maintain vendor files

  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential

  • Other duties as assigned

KEY JOB REQUIREMENTS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Associate‚Äôs degree in Accounting or Business Administration or 3-4 years relative experience

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles

  • Ability to work as part of accounting team to accomplish tasks

  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records

  • Hands-on experience in operating spreadsheets and accounting software

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

It is the continuing policy of Underground Construction to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other protected class at the local, state, or federal level. No person shall be excluded from employment consideration on the basis of these factors.

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