Staff Accountant


Salary:

$20.59 to $23.84 per hour

Location:

Columbia, SC

Date Posted:

April 29, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

03240-0010947876

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Accountemps is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant with an eye for accuracy to fill a short-term temporary position at a growing IT Software company. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. Based in the Columbia, South Carolina region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities in this role

- 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

- Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

- Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

- Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

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

- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process
Requirements
- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Recent and relevant accounting experience

- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Knowledgeable of ERP systems

- Solid understanding of cash reconciliations

- Knowledge of general ledger

- Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
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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