Accounting Associate

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Website Interstates

Interstates is seeking a qualified individual to serve as an Accounting Associate in their Sioux Center, Sioux Falls or Omaha office. This position requires a general understanding of accounting principles and standards of the appropriate industry. The Accounting Associate will be part of our payroll team and support our employees by phone and email.


  • Ensures accurate preparation and processing of weekly payroll with per diem and manual adjustments.
  • Handles various payroll adjustments, e.g. shortages, garnishments, wage assignments, manual computation of gross and net pay, vacation pay, and bonuses.
  • Records monthly journal entries for month end and reconciliations
  • Responds to employee questions regarding paychecks with a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Sets up new jobs and projects in accounting software
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • AAS or B.S. in Accounting, Business, or Finance and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to form relationships with internal and external stakeholders across various locations
  • Strong computer skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize work