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Located in Royal Oak, MI

Salary: $18-20/hr.

Description: Our client, a mechanical contracting firm in Royal Oak, is looking for an accountant to join their team. The role of the Accounting Staff Member involves accurately processing accounts payable, purchase orders, and accounts receivable invoices, maintaining inventory information, and providing timely and accurate financial reports.  It requires great and efficient communication with customers, technicians, vendors, and management to ensure customers (external and internal) are served and supported at  the highest level, and the financial requirements for profitability and cash flow are met.  

Duties include:

  • Processing accounts payable, purchase orders, and accounts receivable invoices 
  • Maintaining inventory information 
  • Providing timely and accurate financial reports. 
  • Responds and support internal staff with keeping costs up to date on jobs for proper profitable execution of a job, including details for the job. 
  • Primary contact with vendors for making sure invoices are received and credits processed. 
  • Assist with service quotes. 
  • Responsible for monitoring work orders for accuracy, clarity, and relevant job transactions 
  • Participation in role cross-training both as a learner and teacher. 
  • Work closely with others in the organization to ensure the proper transfer of all service work business data required for payroll, billing, accounts payable, and human resource management functions 
  • General office support activities as defined by your supervisor   
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by your supervisor 
  • Bachelor or Associates degree in accounting preferred 
  • Able to pass a background check 
  • Eligible to be bonded under fiduciary liability insurance requirements   

Location: Royal Oak, MI

Position Type: Full time, permanent

Pay: $18 - $20

Shift: 8am - 5pm M - F

Qualifications: An ideal candidate will possess the following:

    • Understand double-entry accounting and its application for a Service Construction Company. 
    • Proficient with Excel, Outlook, Outlook Calendar, Word, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Accounting Software (Preferably Mas 90 or Peachtree.) 
    • Basic understanding of commercial mechanical service work 
    • Ability to work cohesively with internal and external customers ensuring complete satisfaction with time, service and delivery. 


    • Ability to evaluate problems or issues, and make proper decisions to correct them. 
    • Well organized 
    • Be able to establish priorities, and deliver value to our customers ensuring that we shine in our customers eyes. 
    • Demonstrated history of commitment to honesty, integrity, hard work, and a positive attitude that align with the core values of the company. 
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills 
    • Proactive with respect to learning new technologies and process improvement. 
    • Willing to be cross-trained in every office admin function 
    • Must be highly customer care oriented.  This means marshalling all resources necessary to add maximum value to the customer. 
    • Detail oriented with extreme commitment to accuracy 
    • Demonstrated history of strong critical thinking skills. 



    Quantified Outcomes  

    ·         Must process vendor invoices, cash receipts, and other accounting functions accurately and on the correct date 95% of the time within 1 month of hire. 

    ·         Less than 1% accounting input errors within 6 months. 

    ·         Customer satisfaction survey of 90% for on time billing.   

    ·         Create payables and receivable reports that are up to date and accurate within 4 days of accounting events. 

    ·         Able to use excel forms or templates without changing the template formulas, 100% of the time.  

    ·         Identify recurring vendor invoices, set up a payment schedule, ensuring we have the monthly statement to process the payment within 1 month of hire, 98% of the time.  

    ·         Identify vendors that offer discounts and make sure the invoices are processed so that we can process invoices in time to take the discounts, 95% of the time. 

    ·         Generate a check run weekly to pay vendors on time and taking discounts as available, 95% of the time. 

    ·         Monthly auditing of credit card accounts to be completed before the payment is due, 100% of the time. 

How to apply:

  • If you are interested in this position, please complete an online application on our website and submit it to the Royal Oak, Michigan, location.
  • Resumes may be emailed to After you complete the application and/or email your resume, please contact our office 248-545-7377 to follow up.

About Express Employment Professionals:

Express Employment Professionals does not charge a fee for our services; we are a Human Resource Solutions company assisting business in locating outstanding talent! We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, life insurance, and 401k.

Express Office: Royal Oak
410 Cambridge Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
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