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Staff Accountant

Jaxon Engineering and Maintenance
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
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Jaxon Engineering is looking for a Staff Accountant to work in our Colorado Springs facility.

Jaxon is a distinguished leader in Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) hardening and survivability. We design EMP systems and facilities and deliver high quality technical services. Jaxon is the only company able to offer turn key EMP shielding products and services to our Department of Defense and commercial customers.

Salary: $75,000-$80,000 per year, plus bonus eligibility

Benefits (all effective 1st day of work; no waiting period):

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance at 2.5 times annual base salary provided
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability insurance provided
  • PTO and paid holidays
  • 401(k) match (up to 4% of salary; no vesting period)
  • Quarterly bonus eligibility

Primary Duties

Accounts Payable:

  • Oversee Accounts Payable process to ensure expenses are reported in accordance with GAAP & FAR rules.
  • Maintain vendor list for both contact and payment details.
  • Record payments and ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Manages employee business expense reports

Accounts Receivable

  • Reconcile incoming payments with AR
  • Prepare and submit periodic invoices on all projects


  • Manages timecard processing and payroll submissions
  • Oversee reconciling Payroll system with GL system (PTO Accruals etc)
  • Work with managers to ensure accuracy of hours for all employees
  • Review deductions (health insurance, garnishments etc) for accuracy

Month End Close

  • Prepares & reconciles month-end journals/accounting
  • Prepare and review financial statements.
  • Review cost allocations for GAAP & FAR compliance
  • Ensure all costs synced across all systems to GL.

Ad Hoc Analysis & Reporting

  • Provide accurate analysis in a timely manner to general managers and other members of the leadership team as requested
  • Support Project Managers in tracking down costs/revenue throughout the ERP system
  • Staffing analysis: budget vs. actual

Other Duties

  • Creates/manages profiles in various systems for clients, employees, vendors, etc.
  • Support Systems manager to ensure all systems support GL functions accurately
  • Recommends quality and efficiency improvements

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, while juggling multiple priorities
  • Has a positive, solution-oriented mindset that sees issues as opportunities
  • Has highly developed communication skills that demonstrate strong emotional intelligence (EQ)
  • Detail-oriented and can easily coordinate work and maintain relationships with multiple colleagues managing each sector of the company
  • Strong basic computer literacy skills
  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Able to work effectively with different personalities and a variety of communication styles
  • Adaptable and able to learn new skills quickly
  • Strong understanding of privacy issues in finance and accounting systems
  • Strong ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Proven record of financial accuracy
  • Able to help facilitate interoperability of functions between departments

Education and Experience

  • 1-3 years' experience on financial systems, in a financial role with an organization, or comparable financial skill sets
  • 3+ years' bookkeeping experience preferably with a small business
  • Proficient with Outlook & Word; strong Excel skills with pivot tables, vlookup, etc.
  • Experience drafting financial policies/procedures and/or GAAP Financial Statements, a plus
  • Experience in audit support and/or QuickBooks or NetSuite, a plus
  • Experience training employees on payroll, timekeeping, AP, AR, or other financial systems, a plus



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Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-05-30

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