Staff Accountant – Grand Rapids, MI


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Job Title:                  Staff Accountant

Location:                   Grand Rapids, MI


Kamps Overview:

Kamps is a full-service pallet company meeting the needs of industries coast to coast. Kamps manufactures new pallets, reconditioned pallets, and recycles unrepairable pallets into mulch and bark. We believe the talented individuals that make up the Kamps Pallets team are our biggest asset. Here at Kamps we recognize and reward hard working individuals that consistently exceed expectations.


Position Overview:

Perform general accounting duties involving journal entries, Fixed Asset Accounting, Lease Accounting and reconciliations.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Fixed Asset accounting:
    • Maintain all Fixed Assets in Sage FAS (Fixed Asset System) – includes depreciation expense, additions/disposals, trailer tracking, etc.
    • Establish annual budget and track YTD transactions for all fixed asset purchases.
    • Quarterly meetings w/ executive team to recap capital expenditures against annual budget and ROI framework.
  • Lease accounting – maintain, administer and update Lease Query for all lease agreements and post, reconcile and adjust as necessary G/L entries monthly.
  • Various Journal Entries:
    • Interplant transfer of assets
    • Monthly depreciation expense
  • Monthly reconciliations for:
    • Fixed Assets (Cost, Expense, Gains/Losses)
    • Intercompany accounts
    • Other balance sheet accounts as assigned
  • Assist w/ year end independent audit
  • Other duties as assigned



Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting w/ at least 2 yrs experience required.  Must be detail oriented.  Knowledge of computer systems, especially Excel, and be able to multi-task.  Working knowledge of Balance sheet, Income Statement & debits/credits.  Accuracy in this position is a must!  Strong communication skills w/ others, especially plant managers, accounting staff, etc.


NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other duties as instructed by supervisor, to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.



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Judah Ebeling

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