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Accounts Payable - Lead Accountant

Company: Jet Industries
Location: Salem
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Accounts Payable - Lead Accountant

Jet Industries, Inc. is a family-owned contractor that has thrived in business for over 40 years by fostering an entrepreneurial culture that has led to our diversified construction trades. This same culture has helped us create a cohesive work-environment, where we offer:

  • Career-building opportunities & growth potential.
  • A diverse internal training program, Jet University.
  • A safety-first, family-like workplace.
  • Paid-Time-Off (PTO).
  • Affordable Medical/Vision & Dental coverage.
  • Matching 401-K.
  • Company provided shirts & PPE.


Jet Industries, Inc. is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Lead Accountant. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, flexible, and organized individual ready to spearhead A/P and take our A/P Department to the next level. This is not your traditional task-oriented and established position; there is a lot of opportunity to show off your accounting skills and own the A/P process. A successful candidate will be an individual who is experienced in A/P, but ready for a unique challenge.


  • Responsible for full cycle A/P process.
  • Process a high volume of vendor invoices in the accounting software daily insuring that they are posted timely and accurately.
  • Review and approve expense reports, in accordance with company policy.
  • Monitor A/P due dates and issue payments within established pay cycles.
  • Void payments and invoices, as needed.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all internal divisions and external vendors, keeping them informed of the progress of payments, and missing invoices.
  • Monitor, reconcile and verify all monthly statements from vendors immediately requesting copies of all missing invoices and processing them promptly.
  • Manage and reconcile monthly credit card usage.
  • Manage and process A/P for multiple entities and multiple bank accounts.
  • Establish procedures for new entities.
  • Process joint checks (both incoming and outgoing).
  • Assist with monthly closing of A/P modules.
  • Responsible for vendor information and setup.
  • Process year end 1099's for multiple entities.
  • Oversee and assist other A/P team members questions and tasks.
  • Provide spending analysis and reports, as necessary.
  • Continually seek opportunities to reduce paper and improve processes for efficiency and increased analysis.


  • Requires four+ years of progressively responsible work experience in the accounts payable department.
  • Construction accounting experience is highly preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting is highly preferred.
  • Requires working knowledge of MS-Word and Excel and experience with an ERP accounting system.
  • Must be able to prioritize work and communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a fast paced environment; must be adaptable to consistent change.
  • Experience with streaming processes and implementing new procedures and software is a plus.
  • Must pay attention to details and be highly organized.
  • Must be a team player and have a positive attitude.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of normal construction industry practices including joint check procedures and retention procedures.
  • Viewpoint experience is preferred.

Our company lives and breathes our core values of Integrity, Customer Service Excellence, Teamwork, Accountability, and Safety. Because Jet Industries provides more than just a job, we're a family.

Join the Jet Family today!

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