Accounting Associate

CenCore LLC

Springville, Utah

Date Posted January 20, 2023
Industry Tax
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Job Description:

CenCore is looking to add a Junior Accountant to its finance team. While this is a full-time position, students graduating within the next year can work part time until graduation if hired.

As a member of the CenCore team, the junior accountant should be expected to take a key role in all of the accounting operations of CenCore:

Transactions/Daily functions:

  • Initiate, maintain, and review for accuracy the company’s daily journal entries
  • Assist the accounting team in ensuring that accounts payable are always paid in a timely manner
  • Assist the accounting team in ensuring that accounts receivable are collected in a timely manner, actively managing weekly reports and next steps regarding overdue invoices
  • Assist in other cross-functional projects as required by management


  • Assist the accounting team with the monthly close process, in order to issue timely, accurate, and complete financial statements.
  • Work directly with the Accounting Manager in obtaining/recommending benchmarks against which to measure the performance of operations, and when requested, assist in the development of the necessary reports for management to track these benchmarks


  • Assist the accounting team in the maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with DCAA and GAAP financial reporting standards
  • Assist the accounting team in the provision of information to external and government auditors whenever CenCore is subject of an audit.
  • Assist in the oversight of local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field (or working towards degree)
  • Intermediate Excel capabilities
  • Understanding of basic accounting/business principles
  • Data entry experience
  • Basic understanding of GAAP accounting
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and time-management skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Developed attitude of professional skepticism

Extra Consideration will be given to candidates who have:

  • Experience with QBO
  • Bookkeeping experience
  • VBA/Macro capabilities
  • Understanding of internal controls
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end close process