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Accounting/Bookkeeping Manager

companyMeridian Lighting
locationSt. Louis, MO, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description…

Accounting/Bookkeeping Manager


Qualified candidates should have the ability and desire to work in a small business environment. The position requires an energetic, team player with strong teamwork, attention to detail, communications, customer service, and business skills.

  • ·        Location/Company: Westport Area/ Meridian Electric Co.
  • ·        Compensation: $45,000-$65,000 starting
  • ·        Paid Time Off
  • ·        401K / 401k Matching
  • ·        Medical and Dental
  • ·        Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • ·        Some travel required

Duties and Responsibilities

Accounts Payable

  • Enter payables into Peachtree
  • Cut checks in Peachtree
  • Post wire and ACH payments in Peachtree
  • Make wire and ACH payments VIA bank website
  • Enter Inventory purchased into Peachtree
  • Handle other company payables
  • Apply payments to PO’s and enter in incoming inventory

Accounts Receivable

  • Make deposits via Remote Deposit
  • Post receipts in Peachtree
  • Invoice weekly web orders in Peachtree
  • Run AR report and submit claims for shortages
  • Recoup money from unpaid invoices


  • Enter hours and vacation into Employee’s vacation file
  • Do the Payroll General Journal entry into Peachtree
  • Cut casual labor checks on Wednesday for non-employees from Express
  • Email Express worker hours on Monday mornings
  • Handle medical, dental, WC insurance
  • Handle 401k

General Accounting

  • Check account balance and make transfers as needed between companies
  • Do inventory adjustments and counts
  • Monthly GJ entries in Peachtree for Financial Statements
  • Cash Flow and weekly cash balance
  • Bank Recs for all companies
  • NTO spreadsheets and orders/PO in Peachtree and send to vendors
  • Handle all PO’s and shipments
  • Ensure all financials are done and prepared for month end
  • Reconcile petty cash


  • College Degree in Accounting
  • 4+ years Post College experience
  • Superior Excel Skills, 5 years preferred, Word, and Outlook skills.
  • Ability to operate under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong Math and Analytical skills.
  • Strong Organization Skills.
  • Peachtree/Sage required
  • QB and QBO experience needed


  • Effective project management skills.
  • Work collaboratively as a team member.
  • Be self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Electrical/Lighting familiarity a plus.
  • Retail Link experience a plus


USD $45,000 - $65,000 Per Year

Career Level Required

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Experience Required

4+ Year

Contact/Location Information

MO: 63146/Westport Area



  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Saint Louis, MO 63146: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
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