Staff Accountant

We’re Apogee. Nice to meet you. At our core, we’re an IT-services organization that happens to focus on higher education. We touch the lives of binge-watching, music-loving, game-playing, finals-taking, seminar-attending, class-selecting students by providing IT infrastructure that meets today’s needs technology-savvy generation. 

We work hard, celebrate success, and challenge everyone in our organization to be a problem solver. If you are as passionate as we are about the intersection of technology and education, join us today. 

We are currently recruiting for a remote, work from home, Staff Accountant preferably in the Austin area. The annual salary range for this position is $55,000-$75,000 depending on experience.

Requirements

Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Updating accounts receivable and issue invoices 
  • Analyzing reports to ensure that all customer purchases are billed accurately 
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings 
  • Sorting and scanning incoming mail to ensure that invoices are received and entered 
  • Reviewing and coding administrative invoices in online AP system 
  • Vendor management (adding new vendors, requesting & receipt of W-9) 
  • Approving employee expenses to reconcile corporate credit cards 
  • Gathering information for and aiding in the preparation of state/local sales tax returns 
  • Other duties and special projects as requested by management 

 

Experience you bring to the table: 

  • 2 -3 years of accounting experience or in a closely related and highly relevant field  
  • Firm grasp of basic and intermediate accounting principles 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel knowledge 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Willingness to learn and take on new responsibilities 
  • Experience with NetSuite a big plus 

You’ll love this job if this describes you: 

 
Detail Orientation.  You are thorough and accurate in accomplishing tasks. This is demonstrated in all your core areas of ownership, and how you approach your work. 

 
Time Management. Use your time effectively and efficiently; you practice setting daily priorities based on impact, time and complexity. You’re able to articulate and reason as to why one job deserves priority over another. 

 
Proactivity. Deeply engrained self-motivation. You’re motivated to get work done. That means that you love efficiency and are driven to complete a project or task. 

 
Technical Learning. Pick up on new concepts quickly, and thrives in an environment where new processes are being built vs. maintaining legacy methods of work. You keep up to date on technology in your field and seek to increase your skill level or expand your scope of responsibility. 
 
Customer Service. You are dedicated to meeting the expectations of your external and internal customers.  You’re able to build effective relationships, and your hard work typically gains you respect and the confidence of others. 

Benefits

Our employees enjoy benefits that make them more productive and contribute directly to the development of their professional skills. We want to be able to attract the best of the best and make sure they keep getting better so here is what we are offering: 

  • An attractive salary 
  • Health insurance plan including Health Savings Account matching program 
  • Monthly technology stipend  
  • Engineering and Technical teams receive cash bonuses for obtaining certifications 
  • Maternity and Paternity leave 
  • Peer recognition program 
  • Career development  programs 

At Apogee, we believe education is a doorway to a fair and just society. Within our own walls, we stand committed to creating a healthy culture of diversity and inclusion, empowering one another as advocates for an inclusive workplace, and doing so transparently. Apogee employees founded three employee-led groups in 2020 including Diversity and Inclusion, Civic Awareness, and Apogee Veterans.  

 

Accommodations: 

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Human Resources, hr@apogee.us