Staff Accountant





Date Posted:

October 13, 2017

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Temporary Accounting & Finance

Staff Accountant
Accountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a long term temporary opportunity. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will play an active role in SOX compliance, collaborate 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, Financial Statements, and Budgets. Are you interested in entering into a new challenging role that lets you take advantage of your accounting skills, but looking for some additional flexibility? Look no further, please email your resume to [email protected] or call 616-454-5200.
Your responsibilities in this role
- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
- Maintain monthly payment schedules
- Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
- Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
- Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
- Take part in various department-wide initiatives
- Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision
- Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
- Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred
- Prior work done in public accounting is desired
- Well founded grasp of NetSuite, SAP, Blackline, and ADP
- CPA certification desired
- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Be detailed, flexible, and organized
- Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
- At least 2 or more years of Accounting experience
- Experience with Microsoft Word
- Command of Microsoft Excel
- Accounts receivable experience
- Comprehensive knowledge of accounts payable
- Adeptness in journal entries
- Demonstrated knowledge of account reconciliation
- Strong familiarity with general ledger
- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
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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