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Accounting Assistant

Westbrook, ME, US, 04092

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  303540


SIGCO is the preeminent architectural glass and metal fabricator and distributor in New England. Since our inception in 1986, SIGCO has grown and changed over the decades, expanding into new product areas and territories, while maintaining a cutting edge manufacturing facility. But our commitment to service and craftsmanship remain unchanged.



Job Summary


The Accounting Assistant is responsible for performing routine and repetitive accounting and bookkeeping duties associated with Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and billing functions following established procedures to accomplish duties.  This position includes numerous reporting functions and is responsible for many month-end closing activities.  Several responsibilities are shared between the Accounting team.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Works collaboratively with the Accounting team and is cross trained in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and other accounting functions
  • Assists in month-end close
  • Reviews and processes accounts payable invoices with appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Prints and obtains signatures on accounts payable checks, processes ACH vendor payments
  • Processes customer credit card and ACH payments
  • Assists with Accounts Receivable activities including contacting customers, payment application, and reviewing sales tax,
  • Answers vendor inquires relating to invoices
  • Maintains accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and other payable files
  • Reconciles monthly incoming vendor statements and, when applicable, calls vendors concerning any discrepancies
  • Prepares analysis of accounts and daily reports
  • Creates and sends out customer invoices
  • Performs filing, scanning and copying of documents
  • Conform with and abide by all policies and work procedures and instructions.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Finance Manager


Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of your job.


Skills, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements


To be considered for an Accounting Assistant position, the following conditions must be met:


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 2 years accounting related experience; accounting degree preferred.
  • Intermediate or above skill level in Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills



What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Sigco, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link



Date Posted:  Jul 10, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine