Junior Accountant

$25 - $30 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Job ID: 138845
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LaSalle Network is partnering with a leading food manufacturing company based in Boulder, Colorado, dedicated to producing high-quality, nutritious products that delight their customers. They pride themselves on their commitment to sustainability, innovation and excellence in all they do. As they continue to grow, they are looking for a dedicated Junior Accountant to join their dynamic team.

The Junior Accountant will be responsible for managing the company’s accounts payable process, ensuring accurate and timely processing of invoices and payments as well as working in the GL and handing fixed assets. This role is crucial in maintaining strong relationships with their vendors and ensuring the smooth operation of their financial activities.

Junior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable
    • Receive, review, and verify invoices for appropriate documentation and approval
    • Enter invoices into the accounting system for payment
    • Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments
    • Reconcile the accounts payable ledger to ensure all payments are accounted for and properly posted
    • Communicate with vendors to resolve discrepancies and answer inquiries
  • Fixed Assets
    • Maintain and update the fixed assets register
    • Record acquisition, disposal, and transfer of fixed assets in the accounting system
    • Calculate and record depreciation for all fixed assets
    • Ensure accurate and timely posting of depreciation expenses
    • Prepare reports on fixed assets, including asset listings and depreciation schedules
    • Assist in preparing information for financial audits
  • General Ledger
    • Prepare and post routine journal entries, such as accruals, prepayments, and allocations
    • Ensure all entries are accurate and supported by appropriate documentation
    • Perform regular reconciliations of general ledger accounts, including bank reconciliations
    • Identify and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
    • Assist with the month-end and year-end closing processes

Junior Accountant Requirements:
  • Ideally 1+ years in AP/AR role ready to move into core accounting, minimum requirement an accounting focused internship 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, and experience with accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, SAP or similar ERP systems)
  • Ability to go onsite to the Boulder office 3 days a week
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in processing financial transactions

If you are a detail-oriented, proactive professional with a passion for accuracy and efficiency, we invite you to apply for the Junior Accountant position. Join our client in their mission to produce high-quality food products that make a difference.

Thank you,

Ryan Schlueter
Project Manager, Accounting & Finance 
LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here.