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Accounting Clerk

St Louis, MO

Bilfinger Industrial Services Inc. is part of the Bilfinger group, a leading engineering industrial construction and maintenance company.  Whether the need is for e.g. a plant upgrade or for customized maintenance support or construction solutions to meet challenging site demands, Bilfinger Industrial Services Inc. provides tailor-made solutions to meet quality, cost, and schedules requirements.  The company focusses on expanding, modifying, and maintaining existing plants.  Bilfinger is a five billion dollar company with thousands of highly professional employees in the USA and worldwide.

Accounting Clerk             

Position Summary

The Accounting Clerk will assist the Accounting Manager in providing financial, administrative and clerical support to the organization. This position is primarily responsible for preparing and issuing invoices / bills to our customers.  Under direct supervision, this function will complete defined tasks in accordance with standard operating procedures requiring some problem-solving skills and will support the general business operations by providing administrative support activities such as data entry, reporting, and basic analysis requiring attention to detail.

Prior project billing experience required. Advanced Excel skills required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sends invoices to customers through various channels or uploads into customer portals.
  • Investigates and resolves customer questions; follows up to ensure resolution.
  • Assists in reviewing and monitoring Aged Receivable Reports.
  • Proactively manages Customer Collections in a professional manner.
  • Works with Project Managers to solve collection issues.
  • Assists management with ad-hoc requests, including special projects and initiatives
  • Observes and complies with all safety rules.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
     
    Job Requirements
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an accounting environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding Customer, Client and employee information.
  • The ability to adapt to new assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced, highly demanding environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to providing quality work in a timely manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills required.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to work individually and in a team.
     
    Technical Knowledge and Skills:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (advanced level).
  • Day to day working knowledge of SAP ERP preferred.

Bilfinger Industrial Services Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

Fraudulent employment offers
We are aware that fraudulent employment offers are being transmitted via email by people claiming to be employees or representatives of Bilfinger. Prospective candidates are provided job descriptions and employment letters and are asked to complete and return employment information forms as well as official tax forms. These job offers may look genuine and could include names of Bilfinger legal entities, Bilfinger executives, their signatures, seals of “authenticity”, the Bilfinger brand and logo.


Please be advised that these communications are FRAUDULENT and are NOT sent from anyone within or affiliated with Bilfinger. These email messages are a scam and should be treated as such. Bilfinger does not make job offers via social media, unsolicited email or without personally interviewing candidates first. We never send you cheques in order to pay contractors to set up a home office. Never send money or pass on personal details to anyone suggesting they can provide employment with Bilfinger, and never reply to an email address that does not end in @bilfinger.com.


If you receive such a message, you are advised to contact your local law enforcement agency and provide any details you may have. You also may forward the messages to compliance.helpdesk@bilfinger.com.


If you are interested in an employment with Bilfinger, please submit your application in the safe environment of our global job portal only.
 


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