Finance / Accounting

Updated on January 24, 2023

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE / RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST - (REAL ESTATE) FARMINGTON HILLS, MI

$65,000 - $70,000

Responsibilities:

  • Process Weekly Accounts Payable Check Runs
  • Provide timely responses to internal and external vendor inquiries
  • Prepare Form 1099’s
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts
  • Post Daily Rent Payments
  • Contact tenants regarding discrepancies in payments and perform collections of outstanding balances due
  • Generate monthly tenant rent rolls
  • Update tenant charges for executed legal documents
  • Calculate monthly billings for tenants who pay a percentage of sales
  • Assist in external audits
  • Assist with phone coverage as needed

Qualifications:

  • Accounting Degree or 3-5 Years Accounting Experience
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Real Estate Experience a plus
  • Yardi Software Experience a plus

Full Time Excellent Salary, Beautiful corporate office

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


CONTROLLER - PRIVATE COUNTRY CLUB - DETROIT SUBURBS

Prominent, private Country Club is confidentially searching for a Controller looking for a long term, secure opportunity. Reports to the General Manager and is responsible for financial reporting, IT, accounting, payroll, tax, budgeting and office management. Annual Revenue ~ $3.5 Million. May be option to work one or two days remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of member statements, financial statements, forecasts and analyses.
  • Evaluation of operating results with regard to costs, revenues, and budgets.
  • Knowledge and experience hospitality systems.
  • Establish and manage the budget process.
  • Coordination of all tax, regulatory and governmental filings.
  • Managing the Human Resource functions of the Club.
  • The ability to work “hands on” with the staff, and to mentor, train and lead.

Requirement:

  • Accounting Degree
  • 3 years minimum experience as Controller (club or hospitality experience preferred).
  • CPA a plus

More detailed JD available.

Excellent salary, and great benefits (medical, dental, optical , life insurance and 401K)

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


STAFF ACCOUNTANT - TROY, MI - HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Hybrid Schedule 3 days in office, Monday and Friday remote

Our client is a very successful full-service restaurant company that is moving into a beautiful new corporate office in Troy. The ideal candidate has an Accounting Degree, combined with a dynamic personality and great communication skills to facilitate conversations with key staff in the field.

Desire a competent, trustworthy Accountant to handle a wide variety of responsibilities. Will be involved with all closing processes and reconciliations (month-end, quarterly and annual).

The Staff Accountant will:

  • Prepare general ledger reconciliations and month end procedures
  • Monitor bank reconciliations, third-party receivables and weekly sales information
  • Provide support with payroll processing, accounts payable, receivable
  • Help supervise accounting policies and procedures along with internal controls

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least two years of related experience
  • Ability to prepare journal entries and statement of account reconciliations
  • Solid knowledge in GAAP accounting and financial reporting
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience with applying and maintaining strong internal controls
  • Restaurant/Food Cost Accounting is advantageous but not mandatory

Excellent salary, benefits, lunches brought in several times per week!

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


BOOKKEEPER - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY - ROYAL OAK, MI AREA

Bookkeeper for established Royal Oak area Commercial Property Management Company (office and retail). Will be involved in A/P, A/R, invoicing, and bank reconciliations. The ideal candidate must have a good understanding of accounting principles – debit and credit, income and expense, assets and liabilities, and equity. Will be involved in managing the filing system. Will also interact with contractors and commercial tenants. Your outgoing and pleasant personality will be a great addition to the team.

Clerical Skills should include

  • writing business letters
  • mail merge
  • typing leases and lease amendments
  • writing checks, supply orders,
  • scan and upload documents to databases

Option to work 4-5 days per week, 30-40 hours

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE - CHELSEA MILLING COMPANY - ANN ARBOR, MI AREA

Join one of the nation's most successful foodservice manufacturers!

Harper Associates has been retained by Chelsea Milling Company to Recruit a Director of Accounting and Finance to help lead the charge in delivering profitability and streamline processes in the Accounting and Finance departments. Jiffy Mix is the #1 selling dry baking mix nationwide, and the company is continuously improving the plant and processes to keep up with increasing demand. Sales have never been higher!

Chelsea Milling Company is a family-owned company that has been making Jiffy Mix since 1930 and has stood the test of time, never once having to lay off employees due to an economic downturn. In fact, the company has thrived throughout the Covid-19 pandemic as demand has skyrocketed. The leader in prepared baking mixes, Jiffy has dominated the grocery/retail market, and the company is now offering Jiffy Mix to the foodservice and restaurant business! The Director of Accounting and Finance position is a newly created, long-term position that offers the right candidate an opportunity to really shine.

Key factors that will make you the ideal candidate:

  • Leadership - have enough expertise in accounting to coach/manage accounting associates through a technical situation, but also have managerial soft skills to develop people's skills
  • Strong accounting background (more so than finance)
  • Experience utilizing an ERP system to automate certain accounting functions
  • Expert in FP&A, forecasting, and financial statement building

BENEFITS

  • Unrivaled company culture - there is virtually zero turnover and employee tenure is an average of 17 years
  • A foundation built on honesty and integrity
  • Exceptional salary and health benefits
  • Profit-sharing bonuses
  • Great work/life balance
  • Health and wellness programs

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Immerse in the company's culture of interdependent communication and decision making. Must be able to listen and understand varied points of view in CMC's flat organization structure, where status, power, and authority are de-emphasized
  • Work cross-functionally with all departments and facilitate information sharing
  • Coordinate with other departments to analyze different projects to develop goals, measure performance, and make recommendations
  • Provide support for all Enterprise Resource Planning tasks
  • Identify, communicate, and implement continuous improvement opportunities
  • Deliver on value-added tasks as assigned by CFO and/or Management
  • Assist in GAAP compliance issues and financial reporting
  • Drive an accurate and timely period end close process
  • Maintain and monitor a strong internal control environment
  • Oversee the accounting functional responsibilities that include maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts, A/R, A/P, cost accounting work streams, and driving the fixed asset accounting process (capital expenditure projects, financial evaluation of completed projects)
  • Prepare financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement)
  • Review financial information and identify both insight and inconsistencies
  • Play a leadership role in the annual budget plan process

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree would be preferred but not required)
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in an accounting leadership capacity
  • Strong people development skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and ERP software
  • CPA or CMA preferred but not required
  • Experience with Plex ERP system would be a plus
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry would be preferred

Ideal candidates would be those that meet the minimum qualifications and are looking for a long-term career with a privately held company that focuses on people. Must enjoy a team environment and thrive on camaraderie.

Send resume in Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


SENIOR ACCOUNTANT - CHELSEA MILLING COMPANY - ANN ARBOR AREA

Harper Associates has been retained by Chelsea Milling Company to Recruit a Senior Accountant to help lead the charge in delivering profitability and streamline processes in the Accounting and Finance departments. Jiffy Mix is the #1 selling dry baking mix nationwide, and the company is continuously improving the plant and processes to keep up with increasing demand. Sales have never been higher!

Chelsea Milling Company is a family-owned company that has been making Jiffy Mix since 1930 and has stood the test of time, never once having to lay off employees due to an economic downturn. In fact, the company has thrived throughout the Covid-19 pandemic as demand has skyrocketed. The leader in prepared baking mixes, Jiffy has dominated the grocery/retail market, and the company is now offering Jiffy Mix to the foodservice and restaurant business! The Senior Accountant position offers the right candidate an opportunity to participate in all areas of accounting and grow with the company.

Key factors that will make you the ideal candidate:

  • 5-7 years of professional accounting experience
  • Experience utilizing an ERP system to automate certain accounting functions
  • Experience in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cost Accounting, etc.
  • CPG or manufacturing industry experience is a plus
  • Intellectual curiosity: the type of person who wants to develop and grow their skills and be a team player

BENEFITS

  • Unrivaled company culture - there is virtually zero turnover and employee tenure is an average of 17 years
  • A foundation built on honesty and integrity
  • Exceptional salary and health benefits
  • Profit-sharing bonuses
  • Great work/life balance
  • Health and wellness programs

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Immerse in the company's culture of interdependent communication and decision making. Must be able to listen and understand varied points of view in CMC's flat organization structure, where status, power, and authority are de-emphasized
  • Work cross-functionally with all departments and facilitate information sharing
  • Coordinate with other departments to analyze different projects to develop goals, measure performance, and make recommendations
  • Provide support for Enterprise Resource Planning tasks
  • Identify, communicate, and implement continuous improvement opportunities
  • Deliver on value-added tasks as assigned by CFO and/or Management
  • Assist in GAAP compliance issues and financial reporting
  • Assist in maintaining an accurate and timely period end close process
  • Review financial information and look for both insight and inconsistencies
  • Maintaining and reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Support the Fixed Asset Accounting process
  • Play a meaningful role in the annual budget plan process
  • Monitor actual costs vs. budget forecasts
  • Assist with developing and training accounting team members
  • Assist with financial reporting and analysis
  • Review and recommend updates to current accounting processes

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree would be preferred but not required)
  • Minimum 5-7 years' experience in accounting
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and ERP software
  • CPA or CMA preferred but not required
  • Experience with Plex ERP system would be a plus

Ideal candidates would be those that meet the minimum qualifications and are looking for a long-term career with a privately held company that focuses on people. Must enjoy a team environment and thrive on camaraderie.

Send resume in Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


STAFF ACCOUNTANT - REQUIRE GREAT PLAINS DYNAMIC SOFTWARE EXPERTISE

Searching for a Staff Accountant. Great career opportunity with a prominent Travel and Tourism organization! Will handle accounts payable/receivable, banking, and special reporting. Hybrid schedule. Excellent benefit package, 401K match, and salary.

Send resume to in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com












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