Accounting Specialist

  • 1125 W Amity Rd, Boise, ID 83705, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 1948, Norco is headquartered in Boise, Idaho and has more than 70 branches in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Utah and Wyoming. As a family and employee owned company we operate the nation's largest independent gas manufacturer/distributor of welding, safety, medical equipment and supplies. Norco is proud to be among the thousands of privately-owned businesses nationwide that offer their employees a meaningful stake in the business through employee stock ownership (ESOP).

At Norco we share a common mission: "Serving You Better." Treating customers, suppliers and each other with respect and dignity is our top priority. We work hard every day to serve others and create rich lives for our employees, their families, and the communities where we work and live.

Job Description

Norco is currently seeking an individual to fill our Accounting Specialist position. The Accounting Specialist is tasked with performing accounting responsibilities in the purchase to pay cycle designed to ensure timely and accurate update to the vendor account and general ledger. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Apply payable to general ledger account, using standard accounting codes
  • Check taxable status of each payable and make copies for tax files when appropriate
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly Sales, Use, and B&O Tax Returns
  • Prepare journal entries when appropriate
  • Enter and apply payments to customer and patient accounts through cash application, using knowledge of departmental policy and good judgement
  • Match packing slips and purchase orders to statements received from vendor or utility
  • Ensure purchase was properly authorized
  • Communicate AP invoice to PO discrepancies with vendor and purchasing to resolve variance
  • Determine date to pay according to guidelines
  • Process requests for W-9's, ACH/EFT setups, and electronic statements
  • Research customer and/or vendor questions about payments on account
  • Perform other tasks as assigned or necessary


  • 2+ years of previous accounting, accounts payable, or accounts receivable experience
  • Ability to use 10-key by touch
  • Understand and remember various accounting codes
  • Understand chart of accounts
  • Have a basic understanding of accruals and ability to determine proper accounting period for payables 
  • Have an understanding of ratios and percentages and ability to determine allocation of expenses to branch locations based on sales percentages
  • Ability to accurately enter data into computers and acquire a working knowledge of any software applications necessary to the position

Additional Information

Norco offers a competitive compensation/benefit package, including:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) 
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Accounts (FSA)
  • Life Insurance provided at no cost to employee by Norco through GAWDA
  • Supplemental Accident, Disease, and Life Insurance through Colonial Life Insurance
  • Employee Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) with Employer Matching
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Discount on products sold by Norco

    Norco, Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.