Accounting Assistant

Accounting Winston-Salem, North Carolina Cook & Boardman

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group is the nation’s premier provider of architectural doors and frames, door hardware and related building specialty products in addition to complete systems integration services. We provide solutions for commercial and multi-family residential building applications. With more than forty convenient locations throughout the United States, we are uniquely positioned to provide the best entry and IT solutions for new construction, renovation and upgrade projects. We offer local service with a national presence.



The Accounting Assistant is responsible for assisting in accounts receivable duties (invoicing and cash payment processing) and accounts payable duties (receiving/processing invoices and collections) and other accounts receivable/payable transactions and reports.

Essential Functions

  • Miscellaneous sales order billing/invoicing/direct shipments
  • Greeting guests/customers as they come into the office.
  • Incoming phone calls, direct to appropriate associate
  • Managing/ordering office supplies as needed
  • Manage daily purchase acknowledgements, reviewing for discrepancies in pricing, shipping, quantity, jobsite information, etc.
  • Resolves issues on the Accrued Payables Report
  • Daily scans of customer payments and submittals to corporate accounting
  • Overhead Invoice processing, (coding, and scanning to corporate accounting)
  • Assisting with timecard records editing
  • Monitor corporate credit card receipts and enters the credit card information to bank website with GL coding
  • Prepares, requests and distributes second tier lien waivers
  • Facilitates RGA’s/back charges/supplier returns
  • Maintaining and reconciling deposits daily, including cash drawer balancing
  • Research and maintain system accounting records (sales orders, PO report, job closeouts, etc.)
  • Assist in closeouts of the accounting periods
  • Assist Project Mangers with closeout documents
  • Other relative duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree, or an equivalent combination of education/experience
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in similar accounting position

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong PC and systems skills required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially within Excel
  • High attention to detail, self-motivated, and ability to work independently and multitask
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Thorough knowledge of general accounting including thorough skills knowledge plus the application of general accounting theory
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and see. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. 

Work Environment  

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

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting. EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.