Technician

Hoekstra Transportation in Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking a qualified Automotive Mechanic to perform needed repairs on commercial vehicles. Experience in the automotive industry is required. Position is full time, first shift, in a clean well lit environment. Position will be compensated at a competitive hourly wage and includes health insurance and 401K.

Key responsibilities:

  • Diagnosis and repair of commercial vehicles.
  • Keeping detailed notes in customer files for training and billing purposes.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work station.
  • Perform work according to safety standards of the position including OSHA rules and regulations.

Key Qualifications and Skills:

  • High School Diploma
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Heavy Truck State Certifications Preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in automotive repair or college training equivalent
  • Proficient with computers

* Must pass post-employment offer physical and substance abuse screening before 1st day of employment

**Qualified applicants should email resumes to amckeown@hoekstrainc.com

 

Senior Accountant

Requirements:

  • Positive, ‘can do’ attitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A curious, inquisitive mind that seeks out better ways to do things
  • Ability to delegate, direct and supervise
  • High attention to detail and accuracy but able to achieve ‘big picture’ objectives
  • Experience with enterprise resource planning (ERP) or dealer management systems and concepts
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and the ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Current knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience in an accounting position

Responsibilities:

  • Daily operations of the accounting department including:
  • Oversight of accounts receivable and cash receipt processing
  • Oversight of accounts payable and cash disbursement processing
  • Maintain general ledger
  • Product costing
  • Fixed asset tracking – book and tax
  • Perform month and year-end closing process
  • Produce monthly financial statements including departmental P&Ls
  • Perform monthly revenue and expense variance analyses
  • Prepare monthly commission statements
  • Prepare and review account reconciliations
  • Manage and record debt activity and perform month-end reconciliations
  • Provide guidance and coaching to other members on the accounting team
  • Coordinate the annual review process with external CPA firm
  • Prepare annual budget and forecast
  • Prepare financial and operational reports as requested
  • Recommend and implement ways to better utilize ERP system, automate accounting processes and improve reporting capabilities from the ERP system for the management team
  • Ability to develop financial and operational reports within the ERP’s reporting solution.
  • Experience with databases or a business intelligence tool would be valuable.
  • Maintain permanent file documents including contracts, agreements and corporate records
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support the company and accounting department

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