Staff Accountant

Ref ID:02990-0010641547
Classification:Accountant - Staff
Compensation:$17.00 to $20.00 per hour
If you're an experienced Staff Accountant with a knack for accuracy, Accountemps has a terrific opportunity for you to check out. The responsibilities of the Staff Accountant include preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You'll be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will also participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the New Hyde Park, New York area, this temporary opportunity is sure to challenge as well as reward effort. Responsibilities - Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed - Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision - Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner - Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Participate in various department-wide initiatives - Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management
- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - QuickBooks experience highly preferred - Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required - Experience with ERP systems - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills - Proficient with spreadsheets and databases - Great attention to detail - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics - Spreadsheet and database capabilities - Comprehensive knowledge of accounts payable - Microsoft Excel experience - Strong familiarity with account reconciliation - Adeptness in journal entries - Knowledge of accounts receivable - Experience with QuickBooks - Ability to meet deadlines - Recent and relevant accounting experience
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 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.
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