Staff Accountant


Salary:

$24.25 to $26.50 per hour

Location:

St. Paul, MN

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

02320-0010939622

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
If you're an experienced accountant with a knack for accuracy, there's currently an opening through Accountemps for Staff Accountant at a growing Government firm. This is career-building opportunity is located in the St. Paul, Minnesota region and offered on a short-term temporary basis. The duties of Staff Accountant include fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, general ledger reconciliation, journal entries, and the preparation of monthly and year-end closings. This position will require a time commitment, since it produces 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 be reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and playing an active role in compliance.

Your responsibilities in this role
- Take part in various department-wide initiatives
- Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
- Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
- Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
- Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
- Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management
- Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
- Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules
- Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

*Please note that all candidates are required to provide 2 recent supervisor or manager references in order to be considered for employment.

Please submit your resume to [email protected] and call 651-293-3973 for review and consideration.
Requirements
- Strong attention to detail
- Spreadsheet and database capabilities
- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
- Deep understanding of compensation analysis
- Account reconciliation experience
- PeopleSoft Financial Management experience
- Expertise in budget forecasting
- Comprehensive knowledge of budgeting
- Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
- Experience with ERP systems
- Self-starter and strong ethical standards
- 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
- Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
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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St. Paul, MN

30 E. 7th St.
Suite 3150
St. Paul, MN 55101
us
651.293.3973
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