Human Resources

  • Staff Accountant

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/21/2019 4:37 PM)
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    ARCO Business Services
    Job Location
    US-MO-St. Louis

    Are you a customer service accountant? Do you have a public accounting background but are ready to transition into an inhouse role? Are you looking to be a part of a dynamic and collaborative team? Do you act with integrity and hold yourself to the highest standards? If the answer is, “Yes!” then we have an exciting, long-term opportunity for you. Who are we? We are ARCO, The Design/Build Experts.


    We are looking for two Staff Accountants to join our established accounting team in our St. Louis headquarters in downtown Clayton. You’ll be responsible for all facets of the day-to-day accounting activities of our ARCO family of companies.


    We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.


    • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
    • Generously funded profit sharing
    • Traditional and Roth 401k
    • Tuition reimbursement for associates
    • Scholarship for associates’ children up to $28,000 per child
    • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
    • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
    • 100% charitable match
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
    • 100% paid 10-week maternity leave


    At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


    • Enter and reconcile estimates from our operations team into our accounting/job costing software on a monthly basis.
    • Assist controllers in reconciling all month end reports to the general ledger.
    • Also assist in preparing and monitoring budgets. 
    • Design and build Microsoft Excel based pivot tables. 
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly sales and use tax returns for various local and state entities.
    • Work with controllers and project managers to obtain and renew the appropriate state and local contractor and business licenses.
    • Post various journal entries including but not limited to job cost accruals and insurance.
    • Work with controllers on various aspects of month end close and the preparation of financial statements for multiple entities. 


    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and 1-3 years of related experience.
    • Public accounting experience a plus.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, specifically needing advanced skills with Microsoft Excel.
    • Experience with Viewpoint Software or an equivalent ERP system.
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
    • Must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure and strict deadlines.


    We are one of the fastest-growing, privately owned companies in America, completing over 4,000 design/build projects across 48 states. We ranked #16 out of the top 100 design/build companies in the U.S. and #47 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list of 2019. Most importantly, our clients like us, trust us and want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO? If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you.


    ARCO does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO’s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers.


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