Technical Assistant - Finance

Company: Besser

Department: Finance

Location: Alpena, Michigan
Posted: 6/15/2017

Job Description

This position provides administrative support to finance and human resources functions as needed.  Basic accounting functions, receivables and payables, invoicing customers, checking payments to vendors.  The Technical Assistant - Finance reports to the CFO/Treasurer.


Accountability: Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

Honesty/Integrity: Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

Respect:  Maintains a positive and respectful attitude.

Loyal :  The trait of feeling a duty to the employer.

Relationship/Consensus Building:  Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers and bring about group solidarity to achieve a goal.

Time Management:  Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.

Tolerance:  Ability to work successfully with a variety of people without making judgments.

Attendance:  Strives for perfect attendance and commits to report to work on time.

Job Functions

  1. General duties of sorting incoming and outgoing mail and filing.
  2. Maintains inventory of supplies and may assist with physical inventory as needed.
  3. Assists in Account Payable duties such as verification of vendor invoices.
  4. Assists in preparation of daily reports for Treasury Department.
  5. Assists in Account Receivable duties such as verification of receipts, cash and credit memos.
  6. Monitors and verifies adherence to all policies.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education:  Associate’s degree in business or equivalent work experience. 

Experience:  Two years experience in general business, finance, or a combination.

Skills: Strong verbal and written communications skills.  High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.  Familiar with applicable state and federal regulations. Competent computer skills, including knowledge of business systems.  Familiarly with Microsoft Office software programs.  Needs to work well with others and excel at telephone manners.  

Physical Demands

N (Not Applicable) not applicable to this occupation
O (Occasionally) up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5 hours per day)

F (Frequently) 33% to 66% of the time (2.5 to 5.5 hours per day)

C (Constantly) more than 66% of the day (5.5 hrs)

Reaching OutwardO
Reach Above ShouldersO
Squat or KneelO
Lift/Carry LimitsFreq
10 lbs or lessO
11–20 lbsO
21–50 lbsN
51–100 lbsN
Over 100 lbsN
Push/Pull LimitsFreq
12 lbs or lessO
13–25 lbsO
26–40 lbsN
41–100 lbsN

Other Physical Requirements

Vision (Near, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

Work Environment

An office environment in a controlled atmospheric building.

How to Apply

Do you think you’d make an excellent fit for Besser Company?  Please forward your resume to:

Besser Company World Headquarters
Attn: Janet Behnke, Corporate Human Resources Director
801 Johnson Street
Alpena, MI 49707 USA
Fax +1.989.354.1089