Staff Accountant


Salary:

$16.00 to $20.00 per hour

Location:

Richmond, VA

Date Posted:

April 26, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

04320-0010951482

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Accountemps is looking for an efficient, accurate Staff Accountant to fill a position at a growing Wholesale Distribution firm. Located in the Richmond, Virginia area, this short-term temporary position is an engaging, multi-faceted opportunity where hard work is rewarded. Responsibilities held by the Staff Accountant include the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. Be prepared to dedicate a fair amount of time to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, your will also be in charge of many aspects of internal reporting. You'll also review schedules for the reporting processes, stay in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and play an active role in compliance.

Major responsibilities

- Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

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

- Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses

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

- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Requirements
- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

- 2+ years experience

- 4+ years experience without BA/BS

- High attention to detail

- Self-starter and strong ethical standards

- Competent with spreadsheets and databases

- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

- Accounts Payable (AP) experience

- Experience with cash reconciliations

- Well-founded grasp of cash reconciliations

- Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel

- Month end closings experience

- Knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Proven knowledge of Daily Cash Receipts

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Experience with ERP systems
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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