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Accounting & Finance Specialist

Company: Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST)
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title

Accounting & Finance Specialist


Cheyenne, WY 82001 US (Primary)
Fort Collins, CO 80527 US
Laramie, WY 82072 US

Job Type

Regular Full-Time

# of Hires Needed


Job Description

Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States and Canada, is looking for a full-time Accounting & Finance Specialist in our Fort Collins, CO, Cheyenne or Laramie, WY office.

WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data.Since its founding in 1990, the WEST team has shaped the foundation of what we do, and what we believe in through our core values and key principles. Our work matters to our clients, communities, and the environment. Join WEST and discover a company of passionate, committed, and highly motivated individuals.

Please click here to see what benefits WEST offers!

The minimum base salary for thisposition is $60,000 and the maximum starting salary is $75,000, plus additional annual profit-sharing bonus potential. Salary may vary based on education, knowledge and experience.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will have experience and expertise in Accounting/Finance rules and practices. The Accounting & Finance Specialist will work individually and with our accounting team, support staff, project managers, scientists and biometricians.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cash management and associated reporting.
    General journal entries and reconciliation of GL accounts.
    Month end close procedures.
    Project and grant reporting.
    Fixed asset management.
    Calculating overhead and indirect rates.
    Assisting the Finance Manager and CFO with various compliance audits.
    Performing quality control activities across accounting functions.
    Training employees in job duties, company policies, and Deltek Vantagepoint software application.
    Assisting in establishing accounting policies and procedures.
  • Participating in regular meetings to communicate status and relevant project updates.

    This is a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of all the duties which may be associated with this position.

    Job Requirements


    The Accounting & Finance Specialist we are seeking has a great opportunity to help WEST take the next step in our growth as a premier environmental consulting firm. The successful candidate must be a self-starter who possesses:

    Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Business/Finance,
    Two (2+) plus years of accounting experience is preferred,
    Knowledge of accounting principles and practices,
    Strong analytical, critical thinking, and organizational skills,
    Oral and written communication skills,
    Highly collaborative work ethic with a track record of maintaining positive relationships with coworkers, clients and stakeholders,
    Experience in working with Deltek Vision or VantagePoint is a plus,
    Ability to perform repetitive tasks accurately while meeting deadlines,
    Ability to appear for work on time, sit for long periods of time, follow instructions from managers and accept guidance and constructive criticism.

    After an offer of employment is made, the candidate must successfully pass a pre- employment background check, drug screening, and DMV records check that meets WEST's minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company. A valid driver's license will be required.

    WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, genetics, and any protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment.


    Bachelor's Degree

    Exemption Type


    Application Deadline

Keywords: Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), Cheyenne , Accounting & Finance Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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