Current Opening - Accounting / Accounts Receivable Specialist

Job Description

BayLand Consultants & Designers, Inc. (BayLand) is seeking an Accounting/Accounts Receivable Specialist to support expanded operations at its Hanover, Maryland office. This position is intended to be 2-3 days per week but could result in full-time employment depending upon desire of applicant and other proven skill sets. The successful candidate will help to evolve accounting and billing systems to increase accounting efficiency and improve interface with the science and engineering project management team.

BayLand is a dynamic team of professional engineers and scientists producing stream and ecological restoration designs for watersheds and waterways throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Our work is important to our clients, the community and the environment. Clear and accurate project fiscal reports and billings is key to our success.

The Accounting/Accounts Receivable Specialist will immediately provide support to professional services contracts accounting including project budgets and accounts receivable.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Accounts Receivable Duties:

    • Maintain thorough, well organized accounts receivable customer files.

    • Review proposal and purchase order/contract information.

    • Secure and evaluate customer contracts to ensure vendor invoices are changed to appropriate customer contracts.

    • Track project reimbursable expenses to invoice the customer.

    • Track mileage, CAD/GIS, boat equipment, survey equipment and postage logs to invoice the customer.

    • Prepare monthly invoices and various reports.

    • Post invoices to the company’s accounting software.

    • Review and assist with Aged Receivables and preparation of monthly A/R statements.

    • Interact with Project Managers to resolved outstanding payments.

    • Develop and maintain regular reports via the company’s accounting system.

    • Meet with Project Managers to facilitate understanding of contracts, project management and billing systems.

    • Assist with proposals, project budgets and project schedules.

    • Assist in other special projects and accounting developments.

Desired Skills

  • Qualifications:

    • B.S. in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

    • 2-3 years of experience in accounting or accounts receivable desk.

    • Experience with automated accounting systems, particularly Deltek/Ajera.

    • Advance proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.

    • Unwavering attention to detail and accuracy.

    • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills.

    • High level of integrity and ability to handle confidential information.

    • Strong work ethic, communications and interpersonal skills.

    • Experience with consultant services accounting or administration.

  • Other Desirable Skill Sets:

    • Accounts Payable

    • Payroll

    • Human Resources

    • Project Scheduling and Tracking

    • Marketing, Proposals and Statements of Qualifications

    • Graphic, Social Medial and Website Design

    • IT, Software and Network Experience

About BayLand Consultants & Designers, Inc.

BayLand is a growing and progressive environmental engineering services firm that specializes in projects at the land-water interface. We are a team of engineers, scientists, technicians and administrative support personnel that provides life cycle planning, permitting, design, construction management and environmental monitoring services for a variety of public and private clientele. The work atmosphere is open and inclusive, providing exposure to a vast array of technical and management elements needed for successful implementation of our projects. Our team culture will put you in the middle of our assessments, designs and construction along with experienced staff and managing partners. We learn and move quickly to put our water resource and capital improvement projects in the ground.

 Our company offers competitive salary; flextime; paid personal, sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; performance bonuses; health benefits; 401k and profit sharing.

 If interested, please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to