Staff Accountant


$24.00 to $28.00 per hour


Bloomington, MN

Date Posted:

May 28, 2019

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Located in the Bloomington, Minnesota area, this short-term temporary position is an engaging, multi-faceted opportunity where hard work is rewarded. In this role, the Staff Accountant holds responsibility for preparing monthly and year-end closings, fixed asset maintenance, journal entries, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. Be prepared to dedicate a fair amount of time to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, your will also be in charge of many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, your responsibilities include communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and reviewing schedules for the reporting processes.

Your responsibilities in this role

- Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

- Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

- Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

- Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

- Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

- Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

- Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner

- Maintain monthly payment schedules
- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

- Competent with spreadsheets and databases

- Great attention to detail

- Recent and relevant accounting experience

- Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Sales tax experience

- Strong familiarity with account reconciliation

- Knowledge of journal entries

- QuickBooks experience desired

- Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

- Adeptness in Sage Accounting Software

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

- Skilled with ERP systems

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- experienced organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

If you are interested in this position please contact Breanna Bosseler via email at [email protected] or call us at 952 831 5970.
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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