Staff Accountant

New York
Ref ID: 02665101

Classification: Staff Accountant

Compensation: $31.66 to $36.66 hourly

Accountemps is looking to bring a long term temporary Staff Accountant with exceptional organization skills and know–how into a growing organization. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year–end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will play an active role in compliance, collaborate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This New York, New York based company is offering an opportunity that is multi–faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

How you will make an impact

– Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

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

– Maintain monthly payment schedules

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

– Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

– Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

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

– Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

– Ad–hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

– Be a part of various department–wide initiatives
– BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

– Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

– Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

– High attention to detail

– Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

– Financial statement preparation experience preferred

– Adeptness in bank reconciliations

– Budget forecasting experience

– Experience with financial statements consolidation

– Deep understanding of auditing

– tax experience preferred

– Demonstrated knowledge of account reconciliation

– Recent and relevant accounting experience

– Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

– Self–starter and strong ethical standards

– Experience with ERP systems

– Ability to meet 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.
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