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Accountant

Advantage Resourcing Columbia Seasonal/Temp
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Job Title: Accountant
Job Location: Columbia, MD
Hourly Rate: $26-28/hr (Depending on experience)
Length of Assignment: Possibility of Temp-to-Perm
Job Description:
  • Professional degreed Accountant able to assume responsibility for various accounting functions. 
  • Will perform hands-on functional duties in a wide variety of accounting functions. 
  • Areas of responsibility include general accounting, account analysis and reconciliation, capital expenditures and fixed assets. 
The following are the usual major job duties but this job description does not preclude the performance of others, duties by the incumbent:

Critical Responsibilities Include: 

  • Accounts Receivable – prepare customer invoices, work with programs and contracts on billing and collection issues 
  • Inventory – work with programs, material management and purchasing to ensure GAAP compliance, reconciliation with stock status, cycle count and financial support on inventory related issues 
  • Capital Expenditures – assist in creating annual capital expenditure budget, set up new capital projects in Costpoint, capitalize completed CIP, create entries for disposal of fixed assets, depreciate fixed assets using FAS, create fixed asset reports using Crystal Writer and maintain both book and tax depreciation records 
  • Insurance – maintain insurance portfolio, prepare required compliance reports  and annual renewal information schedules, assist with claim resolution, rich assessment requirements and maintain premium payment and insurance expense reporting 
 Interacting With Computers:
  • Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software), set up functions, enter data, or process information. 
  • Develop or maintain budgeting databases 
  • Use accounting or bookkeeping software including Costpoint 
  • Use computers to enter, access and retrieve financial data 
  • Use spreadsheet software including Excel 
 Processing Information:
  • Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. 
  • Compile data for financial reports 
  • Compute financial data 
  • Note discrepancies in financial records 
  • Verify bank or financial transactions 
 Getting Information:
  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. 
  • Obtain financial information from individuals 
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards:
  • Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. 
  • Inspect account books or system for efficiency, effectiveness, or acceptability 
 Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work: 
  • Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. 
 Analyzing Data or Information: 
  • Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. 
  • Analyze budgets 
  • Analyze financial data 
  • Analyze financial information to project future revenues or expense 
  • Conduct financial investigations 
  • Determine tax liability according to prescribed laws 
  • Evaluate degree of financial risk 
  • Make revenue forecasts 
  • Perform general financial analysis 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s in Accounting with 1-3+ years of experience
 

Skills required

Financial Transactions
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Forecasting
General Ledger
Standard Accounting Practices

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