Accounting (Part-Time)

Western ProductsFargo, ND
Internship

3 years ago

Description

Do you want to join a positive work environment at a well-established company and have the opportunity to work 24-28 hours per week? If so, this accounting position is for you!

THE COMPANY

Western Products & Affiliates is a group of companies involved in diverse industries including home improvement, manufacturing and property development. Our primary company, Western Products, is set on providing positive customer service and creating a positive work environment. Western Products:
  • Is one of the largest home improvement companies in the Upper Midwest
  • Has earned nine People’s Choice Awards from Design and Living magazine
  • Are proud to carry American-made products, including siding, windows, doors, roofing, gutters, cabinets and outdoor furniture
  • Have been in business for over 70 years
THE POSITION

In this accounting position, you would support multiple departments within our manufacturing companies. The goal is to meet deadlines and ensure efficient day-to-day operations. The position will include:

· Handling all daily aspects of accounts receivable/accounts payable and month-end close

· Generating customer invoices and handling weekly accounts payable check run

· Reviewing vendor invoices for accuracy, approval and classification

· Entering accounts payable invoices and filing all necessary documentation

QUALIFICATIONS

Having a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration or Accounting, or related accounting experience, is strongly preferred. In addition, this position requires:

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

· Ability to learn company-specific software systems

· A professional, positive attitude

· An enjoyment of a variety of duties

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

Joining Western Products will mean joining a company that believes in a sense of community, and that hard work should be rewarded. We also offer:

· A flexible, family-oriented culture

· Excellent Growth Opportunities

INTERESTED?

Apply online at https://www.westernproducts.com/our-difference/employment/

Western Products is part of Western Products & Affiliates, a group of family owned companies involved in real estate, manufacturing and construction. As an affiliated group we have the ability to offer great benefits and opportunities for growth and advancement

Western Products & Affiliates includes:

· Cityscapes Development | www.cityscapesdevelopment.com

· Cityscapes Plaza | www.cityscapesplaza.com

· HighPointe Apartments | www.highpointe.cityscapesdevelopment.com

· Western Products | www.westernproducts.com

· ReechCraft | www.reechcraft.com

· All New Gutter Service | www.allnewgutter.com

· Eastside Machine | www.eastsidemachine.com

· Pierce Lee Roofing | www.plroofing.com

· And more!

An Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status.

Drug free workplace with pre-employment drug testing.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour

Experience:
  • bookkeeping: 1 year (Preferred)
  • accounting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • quickbooks: 1 year (Preferred)
  • accounting/finance: 1 year (Preferred)
Education:
  • Bachelor's (Preferred)
Location:
  • Fargo, ND (Preferred)
Work Location:
  • One location
Benefits:
  • Other
Hours per week:
  • 20-29
Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Accounting56%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations13%

  • Economics5%

  • Finance5%

  • Business Commerce5%

  • 221 other majors14%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • McGladrey
  • Mcgladrey
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Fargo, ND | $3,119/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,172

  • Miscellaneous$921

  • Food$481

  • Transportation$276

  • Utilities$269

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