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Accounting Assistant

  2019-10-09     Rocket Communications, Inc.     999 W Main St #100  


Rocket Communications is currently reviewing resumes for a qualified Accounting Assistant.  While no accounting experience is necessary, a degree in either accounting or finance is highly preferred, as well as 1-2 years of professional work experience or internships.  This is an essential position at Rocket as the Accounting Assistant will work closely with the CFO to help maintain accurate and precise accounting for the company.  In addition to accounting duties, this role will also perform a variety of other tasks, including travel coordination, administrative tasks to support the CFO and company leadership, as well as other tasks as assigned.  Rocket is a small company, so this person will be exposed to and learn about many facets of the company, but will be expected to be flexible and nimble in their day-to-day activities. 


  • Assist with Accounts Payables, including processing incoming invoices and payments
  • Manage AP and AR documentation, including processing and followup as needed
  • Assist with GL Journal entries
  • Perform Credit Card Reconciliations, including:
    • Reconciliation of statements with expense filings
    • Scanning and processing of expense reports and receipts
  • Assist with general accounting processes and duties, including
    • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual close
    • Run or assist with various account reports for management and compliance and other ad hoc reports as required
  • Timekeeping
    • Track and ensure compliance for employee hours across various projects
    • Keep track of Employee Comp Time (PTO and other)
  • Travel Management
    •   Reconcile and check compliance for travel reimbursements
    •   Coordinate Travel for groups on key occasions
    •   Various other Travel needs, including aiding with logistical planning for group meetings
  • Other Administrative Duties including but not limited to:
    • Track Inventory of Software and Hardware
    • Help create/maintain Employee Policy Guides (Travel, Expenses, Timekeeping, etc.)
    • Various other administrative tasks as assigned

About You

  • You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to overall company success by helping to maintain accurate accounting records. 
  • You want to join a team where you are judged on your contribution and output, not your title.  
  • You are an organized, dedicated, self-motivated hard worker who loves working with numbers and making sure every penny is accounted for.  
  • You also enjoy working in an often times very fast-paced environment, and greeting new challenges with a smile.  
  • While you like finishing every task given to you, you are also flexible enough to understand that new priorities can arise and can switch tasks easily.  
  • You are friendly and professional, but can also remain focussed on the task at hand.  
  • You are also someone who values integrity, honesty, loyalty and is trustworthy to a fault.

Top Five Reasons to Work at Rocket

  • You Want to Win. This is an opportunity to be part of a bold UX company that is making a big difference in user interface design. We want to continue our adoption rate in the commercial and space verticals. Each project is challenging work with an overall team goal for success. 

  • You Want to Learn. From our executive leadership on down, we're constantly improving our craft and getting better at what we do. We want our staff to become ten times more effective within 4 years from the day they joined the Rocket team.

  • You Care. Increasing productivity by making complicated apps easy to use is in your blood. You are good at what you do and want to make a difference using your skills and knowledge about UX design. Our mission speaks to you, and you're yearning for a workplace filled with people who put impact first.

  • We Care. Rocket takes care of its staff. Not just with good pay and benefits, but with the understanding that you are a whole person whose life experiences and family responsibilities are a part of what makes you great at what you do. A remote, flexible, outcome-focused workforce is part of our DNA.

  • You Want a Team. Not just a group of people who work together. You want a team where co-workers support each other. We're high-impact and low-ego. As a Rocket team member, you'll work hard, learn every day, laugh and connect with your team as we grow together. And be respected for the whole, real person you are.

Required Skills/Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At minimum a basic understanding of Apple computers and their associated software (Numbers and Pages primarily)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products, primarily Excel and Word
  • Enjoy using a variety of software tools and learning new tools as we use a multitude of online software tools and are constantly reviewing new tools to help improve efficiency.
  • Must live in or near Boise, Idaho as working in-person with the CFO will be expected.

Bonus Points

  • Accounting or Finance Degree
  • 2+ years professional work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Quickbooks Online and/or Quickbooks Desktop

Rocket is a UX design consultancy, not an advertising agency or web design studio. We focus on the design of mission critical applications and systems. Whether it’s a financial system, a medical device, or a satellite command and communications system, people’s lives and security depend on the successful execution of these applications. Our team of professional designers and developers have dedicated their careers to creating world-class applications. We are an eclectic team with backgrounds that include psychology, digital design, animation, graphic design, fine arts, industrial design, information architecture, engineering, and military.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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