Accounting Associate

Employer: TORC Robotics, Inc.
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Accounting/Finance
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 7/20/2021
Closing Date: 8/20/2021
TORC Robotics, Inc.
TORC changes the way mobile robotic systems are designed, integrated, tested and deployed by empowering engineers with a suite of modular, customizable products. TORC’s Robotic Building Blocks product line is used by leading academic, commercial and government organizations to shorten the development process, lower costs and mitigate risks. TORC provides products and custom solutions for drive-by-wire conversion, emergency stop, power management, autonomous navigation and operator control.
http://www.torc.ai
Job Description

At Torc, we have always believed that autonomous vehicle technology will transform how we travel, ship goods, and do business.

A leader in autonomous driving since 2007, Torc has spent over a decade commercializing their autonomous solutions with experienced partners. Now a part of the Daimler family, we are developing automated trucks to transform transportation.

Join us and take your career to new heights with a company that helped pioneer autonomous technology. You’ll work with an experienced team of people who are committed to creating safer roads, and your contributions will have an impact on the future of transportation.

About the Role:

Checks and verifies cost accounting, account payable records, prepares invoices and vouchers, types, files, posts ledger and general journal entries, and/or balances accounts payable and accounts receivable records. Uses office-automated systems to input data, generate reports, conduct specialized research projects and respond to inquiries. May reconcile difficult accounts. May maintain a complete and systematic set of transactions in a specific phase of accounting.

Responsibilities: 

  • Utilize software programs, SAP, to process business transactions including accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers and receipts.
  • Providing accounting and clerical support to Finance Department.
  • Accurately preparing and maintaining confidential accounting documents and records in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile accounts and statements in a timely manner.
  • Provide assistance to employees.
  • Perform accounting and clerical functions to support supervisors.
  • Research, track, and resolve accounting problems.
  • Compile and sort invoices and checks.
  • Oversee process for accounts payable and receivable.
  • Open, sort, and distribute email as appropriate.
  • Record business transactions and key daily worksheets to the general ledger system.
  • Record charges and refunds.
  • Support finance department personnel.
  • Input type vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records.
  • Serve as first point of contact for Accounting/Finance Department telephone calls, walk-ins, etc., and provide knowledgeable service. Refer difficult questions to the appropriate personnel.
  • Match invoices to work orders.
  • Process bills for payment.
  • Open mail and match payments to invoices.
  • Arrange for money to be delivered to bank.
  • Utilize computer systems to run databases, pay bills and order supplies.
  • Contact individuals with delinquent accounts.
  • Ensure customers accept payments or refunds. Follow-up on questions or tracking needs.
  • Review payroll entries for discrepancies and exceptions. Provide a report to the account of entries needing immediate attention.
  • Assist in making corrections with documentation and closing out bi-monthly payroll.

Qualifications: 

  • Associate degree in Accounting or related field or minimum 4 years work experience in an accounting office. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 4+ years of experience working in an accounting office or bookkeeping position.
  • Excellent analytical, computational, and mathematical abilities.
  • Proficiency in bookkeeping programs and related software.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to build trust and strong working relationships, effectively create and proofread documents and reports, and communicate to a diverse workforce.
  • Keen attention to detail to identify problems and processes that do not comply with protocol.
  • Critical/logical thinking to identify problems and provide solutions to ensure efficiency, safety, and quality.
  • Strong business insight and judgment, team orientation and collaborative style.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to plan, develop, coordinate resources, prioritize effectively, and maintain competing demands simultaneously with frequent interruptions and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to ethically handle sensitive and confidential information with impartiality and professionalism.

Perks of Being a TORC’r

Torc cares about our team members and we strive to provide benefits and resources to support their health, work/life balance, and their future. Additionally, we are always open to suggestions to accommodate individual employee needs. Torc offers:

  • Full coverage of monthly medical premiums for full-time employees
  • Medical/dental/vision/ AD+D and Life Insurance
  • 401K plan with employer matching
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • Leadership development training
  • Collaborative, energetic, and team-focused work environment
  • Flexibility in schedule and generous paid vacation
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