Staff Accountant


Salary:

$19.00 to $22.00 per hour

Location:

Scottsdale, AZ

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

00210-0010951940

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 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 be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Financial Statements, and Budgets. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Scottsdale, Arizona region.

How you will make an impact

- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

- Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

- Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

- Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

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

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

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

- Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Requirements
- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

- Efficient in ERP systems

- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Detailed and have the ability work independently

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Proficiency in journal entries

- Knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Adeptness in general ledger

- Account reconciliation experience

- Accounts Payable (AP) experience

- Bank reconciliations experience

- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

- Recent and relevant accounting experience

- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
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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