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Junior Accountant

Northland Investments, Inc. Houghton Lake Full-Time
$17.00 - $20.00 / hour
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About Northland Investments

We’re Northland Investments, based in Houghton Lake, Michigan and we’re adding a full-time experienced Junior Accountant to our office support team. As a Midwest franchise partner to some of the world’s most recognizable brands including Taco Bell, KFC, Long John Silver’s, A&W and Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza our home office supports locations across Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.We have been in the restaurant business for more than 25 years.

About the Job

As a Junior Accountant you will support the Controller and CFO in a variety of accounting tasks including, but not limited to the following:

Essential Job Duties

  • Responsibility for general ledger maintenance to include, journal entries, account analysis and reconciliation
  • Setting up new accounts and assisting with accounting close
  • Assist in preparing financial statements to include monthly balance sheet and income statement
  • Maintain fixed assets and depreciation schedules across multiple locations
  • Ensure balance sheet account reconciliations are completed timely, fully, supported and following GAAP
  • Execute month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing processes
  • Reconcile bank accounts, intercompany transactions, credit card accounts and merchant accounts


  • Health insurance (Gold plan equivalent that includes dependents)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Prescription coverage
  • Free Teledoc
  • Paid supplemental medical flex account
  • Life insurance
  • 401k plan with a company match
  • Paid short term disability
  • Free meals at any of our restaurants
  • Paid holidays, personal and sick time
  • Paid vacation commensurate with years of service

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 /hour

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Preferred
  • Finance or other related accounting combination of education and/or experience will be considered

Job Experience/Skills

  • Three years Accounting experience strongly preferred
  • Accounting firm experience preferred
  • Extensive/advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required
  • Sage 100 Experience preferred

Recommended skills

Fixed Asset
Account Analysis
Balance Sheet
Income Statement
Microsoft Excel
General Ledger


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Junior Accountant
$17.00 - $20.00 / hour
Estimated Salary: $73K
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