ESP Staff Accountant

ESP Associates, Inc. is seeking a full-time Staff Accountant whose primary responsibility will be Accounts Payable with the opportunity to expand into other areas based on performance and experience. The ideal candidate is a team-player motivated to further their career working within a dynamic and growing acquisition-oriented firm. The position will be located in our corporate office in Fort Mill, South Carolina (south Charlotte) office and supporting all remote office locations.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Processing overhead and project invoices for payment
• Distributing all invoices received daily for appropriate coding and approvals
• Printing daily, weekly, and monthly checks for accounts payable and maintaining related filing
• Creating new vendor files in compliance with 1099 regulations
• Maintaining insurance certificates and W-9 forms from new subcontractors for general liability and workers’ compensation coverage
• Verifying existing subcontractor’s certificates are up to date
• Preparing annual 1099’s
• Completing trade reference requests for new vendors/subcontractors
• Assisting with and performing research for various external audits
• Filing sales and use tax reports
• Filing various paperwork

Secondary Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Entering new vehicle information and tracking tag expirations
• Maintaining mileage logs
• Assisting with payroll
• Reviewing employee expense reports and timesheets for accuracy
• Developing in depth knowledge of accounting and payroll platforms

Education, Experience, and Qualifications:
• Associates degree in accounting
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, a plus
• General accounting or Accounts Payable experience
• Knowledge of general ledger accounts
• Familiarity of accounting principles and practices
• Knowledge of local and state sales tax laws
• Intermediate experience with Excel and Word
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a variety of people inside and outside the firm
• Ability to work well in a team environment with minimal supervision
• Must be proactive, very detailed oriented, and highly organized
• A/E industry experience, a plus
• Deltek Vision experience, a plus
• CPA or CPA track, a plus

Key Competencies:
Attention to Detail and Accuracy, Initiative, Planning and Organizing, Excellent Communication Skills, Problem Analysis and Problem-Solving Skills

Corporate Information:

ESP is a multi-discipline engineering design and consulting firm providing our clients with civil engineering, surveying, planning/landscape architecture, geosciences, environmental, subsurface utility engineering, and construction engineering inspection. ESP is honored to maintain over 30-year relationships with both public and private clients throughout the Southeast. ESP is a 2019 ENR Top 500 Design Firm ranked #256 overall and #29 in the Southeast, and a Zweig Group 2017 Hot Firm recognized among the 100 fastest-growing A/E consulting firms in the U.S. and Canada.

ESP offers an excellent employee benefits package including:

• Health and Dental Insurance
• PTO (Paid Time Off) & Holidays
• Life Insurance
• Flexible Benefits Plan
• Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
• 401(k) Plan