Staff Accountant - Gardiner ME in Gardiner, ME at Maine Drilling

Date Posted: 7/19/2020

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    Gardiner, ME
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description


Staff Accountant - Gardiner, ME

Maine Drilling & Blasting is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their employee-owned and operated organization. If you have a knowledge of GAAP with strong analytical and problem-solving skills in accounting practices as well as process improvement experience, we want to hear from you!

Maine Drilling & Blasting has been “making it happen\u2026safely and with the highest standards in the industry” since 1966. With a commitment to excellence as an employee owned and operated organization (ESOP), they are committed to a company culture that's grounded in their Core Values of Honesty, Respect, Fairness and Responsibility.


  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts, research and resolve routine exceptions independently
  • Reconciliation of bank statements monthly and record necessary journal entries
  • Review general ledge transactions for accuracy and investigate abnormalities
  • Update and maintain of the fixed assets sub-ledger
  • Job Cost analysis and monthly work-in-process schedule preparation
  • Update and maintain Equipment/Fleet and other costed elements within Sage 300
  • Assist with preparation of annual audit and income tax schedules and review
  • Sales/Use tax maintenance and filings
  • Miscellaneous jurisdiction and federal registrations, reporting, and filings
  • Ad-hoc report preparation and analysis as need to meet the needs of management
  • Compilation and review of financial statements and other weekly/monthly reports
  • Cost accounting analysis
  • Assist and support all accounting related disciplines activities including: A/P, A/R and Job Costing
  • Interact harmoniously and effectively with others, focusing upon the achievement of Company goals and objectives through a commitment to teamwork
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS), preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in an accrual accounting environment, previous exposure to construction accounting a plus
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Outlook with an emphasis on Excel
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented, with a demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to deal with difficult, sensitive and confidential issues;
  • Any experience in the following areas is a plus; Sage 300 software, contract accounting, fixed assets/capex., sales/use tax, job costing/project accounting, corporate taxes   

Physical Requirements

Must be able to sit for long periods of time at a regular PC workstation. Lifting requirements include periodically lifting up to 10 lbs. (normal office materials, and paperwork).

Maine Drilling & Blasting offers competitive salary and excellent benefits package including health, dental, LTD, STD, 401(k), paid holidays, vacation and sick time and Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP).

Maine Drilling & Blasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


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