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Staff Accountant

Accountemps • Arcata, CA

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time/Part-Time
$23.00 - $28.00/Hour
Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services, Credit - Loan - Collections
Accounting, Finance, Professional Services

Job Description

Ref ID:00090-0010948314

Classification:Accountant - Staff

Compensation:$23.00 to $28.00 per hour

If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Based in the Arcata, California region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted short-term temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position spends a fair amount of time producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will be in charge of communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and looking over schedules for the reporting processes. What you get to do every single day - Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner - Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision - Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed - Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments - Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management - Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments - Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

Job Requirements

- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics - Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills - Be detailed, flexible, and organized - Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases - Knowledge of Microsoft Excel - Comprehensive knowledge of Navision - Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills - Recent and relevant accounting experience - Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges - Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases - Proficient in ERP systems - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

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.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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