Staff Accountant

Brookings, Oregon, United States | Beacon Broadband, Inc. | Full-time


Position: Staff Accountant

Company: Beacon Broadband, Inc.

Salary Range: $62,846 - $77,397 DOE


Primary Purpose

Performs accounting functions related to general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, inventory, and work orders to ensure quality financial standards are achieved at Beacon Broadband. As an effective steward of these responsibilities, this position displays a thorough working knowledge of all aspects of financial management and purchasing policies, ensuring procedures and processes are followed and implemented consistently. Additionally, this position will coordinate with team members for first level customer technical support.  

Essential Job Functions (Reason position exists is to perform these functions)

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Accounting and Financial Management 75%

  1. Maintains accounts and accounting records, maintains general ledgers and prepares financial statements, maintains internal accuracy and conformity with established accounting classifications, examines financial statements and transactions for completeness, reconciles bank accounts and cash accounts, posts entries to specified accounts and prepares journal entries.
  2. Processes accounts payable and receivable invoices.
  3. Processes purchases of all inventory, materials and other items needed to complete projects in a timely and efficient manner, including preparation and issuance of purchase orders, and reconciliation of items delivered and invoices received to the original purchase order.
  4. Responsible for inventory management and issuance.
  5. Assists in accurate payroll processing and preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end payroll functions and other payroll related reports.
  6. Prepares and examines a variety of financial transactions for completeness, accuracy, and conformity with established accounting policies, procedures, and classifications.
  7. Prepare and enter journal entries, and other month-end close activities.
  8. Analyze accruals and prepaid accounts on a regular basis, check for discrepancies and verify accuracy.
  9. Assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting.
  10. Assists in the preparation of quarterly and annual budgets.
  11. Understands and applies industry accounting practices associated with the work order process, monitors work order close outs, and interfaces with appropriate departments to ensure timely work order closures.
  12. Develops and maintains a professional relationship with customers, vendors, auditors, bankers, and all levels of internal staff to support corporate systems and policies, procedures, and practices.


Other responsibilities 25%

  1. Cross trains and coordinates with Customer Service Representatives (CSR) and Network Operations Center (NOC) for team coverage when needed.
  2. Assist on facilities and document management.
  3. Manage office contracts.
  4. Project coordination and administrative responsibilities as needed.
  5. Other office manager responsibilities.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  1. Problem Solving/Analysis.
  2. Organizational Skills.
  3. Attention to detail.
  4. Technical Capacity.
  5. Results Driven.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required, which would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand, as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and typical work hours are Monday through Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm.


Occasional travel throughout the Beacon Broadband service territory.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field preferred.
  2. Four years of accounting experience in similar field preferred.
  3. Financial/bookkeeping experience preferred.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Strong MS Office Suite skills, with an emphasis on MS Excel.
  2. Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics a plus.
  3. Professional and ethical conduct.
  4. Excellent customer service and basic technical support skills.
  5. Reliable transportation for getting to work.
  6. Must be free from illegal drugs; may be subject to random and /or suspicion testing.


The specific statements reflected in each section of this position description are not intended to be all-inclusive, but rather the basic elements and criteria considered being necessary in order to satisfactorily perform the duties associated with the position.

Beacon Broadband, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please inform Human Resources at 541-332-8835 or if you require an accommodation in order to participate in the application process.