Staff Accountant

Ref ID: 02117010

Classification: Staff Accountant

Compensation: $19.79 to $22.91 hourly

Accountemps is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant with terrific organizational skills to take up a long–term temporary–to–full–time 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 promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. Based in the Bedminster, New Jersey region, this company offers an engaging and multifaceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

What you get to do every single day

– Be a part of various department–wide initiatives

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

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

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

– Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

– Ad–hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

– Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

– Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

– Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules
– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

– Vow to meet business deadlines

– Foundational knowledge in bank reconciliations

– Strong familiarity with Adjusting Journal Entries

– Accounts Payable (AP) experience

– Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred

– QuickBooks experience

– Adeptness in Tax Returns

– Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

– Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

– 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

– Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

– Spreadsheet and database capabilities

– Self–starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

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

– Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to James Smith at [Click Here to Email Your Resum?]

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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