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Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant

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Holdrege & Kull, an NV5 Company, has a need for an Accounting Assistant in Nevada City, CA.


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.



The Accounting Assistant is an experienced person who supports the company’s payroll and accounts receivable billing functions, and who is responsible for related public works compliance reporting. We are a small and growing office within a vibrant community in beautiful Nevada City, California.


  • Processes payroll; reviews time records and resolves discrepancies to ensure accuracy; applies appropriate pay rates, including prevailing wage, in accordance with State and Federal wage and hour laws; prepares pay adjustments.
  • Creates initial documents for public works project compliance and contacts clients to determine reporting requirements.
  • Facilitates the client billing process, prepares, distributes and reviews billing drafts from project managers, and processes and sends invoices to clients.
  • Charges expenses to appropriate general ledger accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice and expense reports.
  • Manages project setup and enters project information into the accounting system.



  • High school diploma, Associates Degree or equivalent experience, with good math and accounting aptitude.
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and email/personal information manager programs, Microsoft Office preferred.
  • A minimum three years of experience as a payroll specialist preferred; general knowledge of other accounting functions preferred; knowledge of state and federal employment and wage and hour laws preferred.
  • Experience with Certified Payroll Reporting and Prevailing Wage regulations preferred.
  • Knowledge of Deltek accounting software preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Exhibits a high level of confidentiality in handling sensitive company and employee information.
  • Reports to work regularly and at the scheduled time, completes work within deadlines, and is conscientious about assignments. Availability to work overtime when needed.
  • Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with all levels of staff, as well as individuals outside the Company.
  • Works effectively and relates well with others, exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others, and strives to maintain constructive working relationships.
  • Demonstrates strong detail orientation and organizational skills.

Compensation:  $30,000 to $40,000 annually


NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package



NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.