Accountant - Lease/Benefits/Payroll
Company: Aegion Corporation
Posted on: November 3, 2018
Overview Aegion Corporation is looking for an **Accountant - Benefits/Payroll/Lease** to be based in our Chesterfield, MO office. Aegion Corporation and its family of companies shield and protect the world's infrastructure from degradation and corrosion with a variety of technologies. Aegion's businesses comprise sewer, drinking water and energy and mining pipeline rehabilitation and corrosion protection for and strengthening of bridges, tunnels, buildings, waterfront, metal and concrete structures. Our companies provide cost-effective solutions to remediate operational, health, regulatory and environmental problems resulting from aging and defective pipelines and infrastructure. Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for accounting related to leases in accordance with ASC 842, and all accounting aspects related to payroll and benefits. **Position Responsibilities & Accountabilities:** + Engages in the more critical and confidential aspects of accounting, month end closing, quarterly reports, and audits. Works with confidential data, which if disclosed, might have significant internal effect or minor external effect. Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits. + Responsible for assisting with accounting for payroll and benefits, including self-insurance, workers compensation, general liability, STD, LTD, PTO, 401(k), Life Insurance, AIP, LTIP, payroll tax liability, etc + Perform balance sheet reconciliations for assigned accounts, including payroll and benefits accruals for the US and Canada; researching and analyzing findings to ensure accuracy of accounts; documenting and demonstrating a thorough knowledge of the balance as well the current month changes + Prepare intercompany billing related to payroll and benefits + Prepare analysis of self-insurance and workers compensation quarterly and make recommendations to management for adjustments + Code monthly bills for workers compensation and general liability, and research large payments + Assist benefits team with proper coding on invoices + System administrator for lease accounting software + Generate, review and post monthly entries for lease accounting in accordance with ASC 842 + Prepare all financial statement disclosures for leases in accordance with ASC 842 + Maintain accurate and complete database of all global leases within lease software + Review intercompany reconciliations for quality and assist preparers with clearing reconciling items that require adjustments + Prepare and post journal entries + Completes reports for management as requested + Assisting with special projects + Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals Qualifications ? BA/BS degree in Accounting ? 3-5 years accounting experience required ? Experience within payroll accounting, payroll process and general payroll principals ? Detail-oriented, organized and able to manage multiple tasks with accuracy and promptness ? Must be a self-starter, ambitious, eager to learn and use their strong communication skills to work with internal customers ? Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) experience required, JD Edwards experience is a plus ? Knowledge and use of U.S. GAAP ? Advanced Microsoft Excel and Office (Example: V-lookups, pivot tables, formatting and reporting) ? Skills and knowledge in the following components: employee benefit plans, including life, health, dental and disability insurances, retirement plans, and leaves of absence programs ? Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication skills ? Highest level of integrity and management of confidential information We offer a competitive salary with career growth opportunities and a full benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, annual bonus potential, matching 401k, tuition assistance, overtime pay, paid time off, and much more. Aegion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Aegion is firmly bound. Aegion will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with Aegion on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. VEVRAA compliant - priority referral Protected Veterans requestedAegion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Aegion is firmly bound. Aegion will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with Aegion on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. VEVRAA compliant ? priority referral Protected Veterans requested
Keywords: Aegion Corporation, Chesterfield , Accountant - Lease/Benefits/Payroll, Human Resources , Chesterfield, Missouri
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