Staff Accountant





Date Posted:

June 3, 2019

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Accountemps currently has a short-term temporary position open for an experienced, organized Staff Accountant at a dynamic, growing organization. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will provide support in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will play an active role in compliance, collaborate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Cleveland, Ohio region.

How you will make an impact

- Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

- Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

- Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

- Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

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

- Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

- Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

- Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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

- Self-starter and strong ethical standards

- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

- Knowledgeable of ERP systems

- Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

- Recent and relevant accounting experience

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Proficiency in Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

- Accounts Payable (AP) experience

- Ability to work within 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 to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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