Staff Accountant

Company: Accountemps ( Learn More )

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$18.21 - $21.09 /Hour
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Job Description Ref ID:03640-0010343137

Classification:Accountant - Staff

Compensation:$18.21 to $21.09 per hour

An up-and-coming firm has teamed up with Accountemps to find an efficient Staff Accountant to join their growing team. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare 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. Additionally, you'll be participating in compliance, reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, and staying connected with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. The majority of time spent in this position involves producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Bellingham, Washington area, the company offering this challenging short term temporary opportunity provides a thriving environment and rewards effort. Your responsibilities in this role - Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision - Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll - Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management - Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed - Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner - Participate in various department-wide initiatives - Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Job Requirements- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases - Experience with ERP systems - Spreadsheet and database capabilities - Ability to meet deadlines - Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail - Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required - High attention to detail and possess excellent organizational and writing skills - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision - Expertise in fixed assets - Solid understanding of billing - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics - 1+ years of 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.

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