Comfort Research
December 5, 2017
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Job Type


We are looking for a dynamic, driven, enthusiastic individual to join Comfort Research as an Accounting Assistant (Accounts Payable). This is a great opportunity to be part of an awesome organization and have a chance to make a difference, because a smaller company means BIG impact! If culture is important to you, this is what you have been looking for.


Here’s what you’ll do:

The Accounting Assistant works with the accounting team and many other individuals throughout the company to process vendor invoices and help prepare the monthly financial statements.  This requires the individual to communicate effectively with all departments, in all locations to ensure timeliness and accuracy of our financial statements.  We use PaperSave, which creates workflows and provides document storage, for processing invoices.   In addition to processing invoices, this individual will also maintain the vendor files, process vendor payments, and be assigned projects as needed.


A few Specifics:

  • Process vendor invoices in a timely and accurate manner
  • Communicate effectively with various ambassadors throughout the company, in all locations
  • Process vendor payments
  • Prepare and analyze general ledger accounts
  • Prepare journal entries for month end processing
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Research vendor statements
  • Process expense reports in a timely manner
  • Perform credit card reconciliations
  • Perform internal audit activities as needed (research and provide materials to our auditing firm)
  • Complete projects, as needed


Here’s what we need you to have:

  • Fast paced, self-motivated individual
  • Accounts Payable experience preferred
  • Ability to train others to use the accounting systems
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must possess very strong organizational skills and have the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work within deadlines
  • Excellent PC skills preferred, including knowledge of Great Plains (Microsoft Dynamics) and Microsoft Office applications


Who we are:

Located in the Cool City of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Comfort Research is leading the furniture industry in innovative and affordable design and manufacturing. We’ve listened to the growing demand for quality, modern, leading-edge furniture and have responded with a bang! Today, you can find our products at all your favorite retailers, like Walmart, Meijer, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and Amazon (to name a few). But that’s just the beginning. We’re on our way to realizing our dream of becoming the "Best Known Brand in Furniture” and we’re pretty excited about it.

As we’ve grown, we’ve continued to be recognized as a Great Place to Work—and we’ve remained committed to building a positive culture and creating dynamic, fun atmosphere. We believe in hard work and we live by our core values of: Finding A Better Way, Doing the Right Thing, and Expecting the Best from Each Other and Ourselves. At Comfort Research, the pace is fast, the work is anything but boring, and the result is always more Comfort for All.

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