Staff Accountant




Grandville, MI

Date Posted:

October 13, 2017

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Staff Accountant
Accountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a short term temporary opportunity with a fast-growing company. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare 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. This Staff Accountant will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies and participate in SOX compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the 10Q and 10K reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This Grandville, Michigan based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded. Email your resume to [email protected]
Your responsibilities in this role:
- Partake in annual closing processes
- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
- Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
- Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
- Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed
- Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
- Take part in various department-wide initiatives
- Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules
- Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
- Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision
- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
- At least 2 or more years of Accounting experience
- Great organizational, written and verbal communication skills
- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
- Proven knowledge of NetSuite, SAP, Blackline, and ADP
- Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred
- Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills
- General ledger experience preferred
- Deep understanding of account reconciliation
- Foundational knowledge in bank reconciliations
- Solid understanding of financial analysis
- CPA an added bonus
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Microsoft Excel skills
- Strong attention to detail
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.

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