General Accountant


Salary:

$23.00 to $26.00 per hour

Location:

Boston, MA

Date Posted:

April 18, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

02100-9501901696

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Looking to take the next step in your accounting career? Check out this fantastic opportunity for a Staff Accountant through Accountemps at a dynamic firm. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. Many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility during the monthly close. You will also participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The organization offering this multi-faceted short-term temporary opportunity is based in the North Shore near Boston, Massachusetts region, and provides a terrific work environment where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities

- Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

- Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

- Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

- Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

- Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

- Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

- Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner
Requirements
- Ability to meet deadlines

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

- Expertise in bank reconciliations

- Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

- Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Skilled with ERP systems

- Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

- Recent and relevant accounting experience

- Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
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 www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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