Accountant

Computers Unlimited creates innovative software for 3 distinct markets: Industrial Gas & Welding Supply Distributors, Home Medical Equipment Providers, and Audiology & Speech/Language Practices.

The person who fills this job role will focus primarily on Accounting functions for the company. Duties will include general journal entries, preparing month end statements, administer the commission program, file payroll, administer fixed asset accounting, and assist with monitoring and executing sales tax compliance. This role is not in support of our software or customers. You will report directly to the Director of Accounting/Administration for Computers Unlimited. Members of this team are headquartered in Billings, MT.

So why should you join Computers Unlimited?

You want to be supported in a family-oriented atmosphere. In the company's near 40 years, we've learned a thing or two about how to treat people. And that's really step #1: treat people like people. We want to help you align your personal goals with the company's goals so we all win in the end.

You want to be heard. You are a unique individual with ideas, vision and enthusiasm. We will consider ourselves honored to hear what you have to say from Day 1 to Day 12,775 and beyond. (Did you do the math? That's 35 years and, yes, that's how long a few of our employees have worked here.)

You have a passion for the future. Just look at what technology has accomplished in the past few years. What will this company achieve with you on board reaching goals, thriving and sharing your passion? We don't know for sure, but we're excited to find out. 

What will we expect of the person who will fill this position?

We are looking for career-minded individuals with exceptional customer service, critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills. Successful candidates will have a high level of professionalism and be able to function appropriately and productively at all times. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and process all general journal entries, general ledger interfaces, and prepare all month end reconciliations

  • Participate in process to compile, calculate, process and review commission program.

  • Serve as a backup for various accounting functions including accounts payable, purchasing, collections, billing, and payroll.

  • Remain current on acceptable accounting practices and procedures and regulatory pronouncements. Communicate findings of relevant changes to other personnel.

  • Coordinate program updates and perform maintenance on accounting software systems as needed; recommend updates and process changes.

  • Maintain complete and current procedure manual of all accounting responsibilities.

  • Perform accounting functions for Computers Unlimited’s subsidiaries. Including preparing spreadsheets, processing accounts payable, tracking costs, invoicing, and preparing financial statements.

  • Administer fixed asset accounting for all entities, tracking fixed assets, calculating monthly depreciation and disposing of assets.

  • Assist with monitoring and executing sales tax compliance.

  • Perform other assignments as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration preferred with emphasis in Accounting.

  • Minimum of two years office accounting experience. Experience working with complex Excel formulas and spreadsheets.

Job Skills:

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of financial accounting and other job tools, i.e. TIMS Software, Word and Excel.

  • Ability to prioritize efficiently in order to handle multiple assignments and increased workloads in a timely manner.

  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, thorough, and accurate with the ability to exercise good judgment in carrying out responsibilities.

  • Being conscientious of accuracy and confidentiality, as it pertains to company financial data and employee and customer information.

  • Present a positive and professional image. Work and communicate on a professional level with customers, vendors and co-workers.

  • Ability to be motivated and enthusiastic about learning and accepting added responsibilities and adaptable with high stress tolerance.

  • Excellent customer service skills with outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Interested? Request a full job description and apply by emailing your résumé, cover letter and reference documents to jobs@cu.net.

  • Date Posted: February 9, 2022

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