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Accountant #9444

Midwest Search Group Clive Full-Time
$18.00 - $28.00 / hour
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Midwest Professional Staffing is looking for a well-rounded Accountant to assist with a contract opportunity with potential to go permanent. This role is located in Marshalltown and will provide a variety of duties and assist in the implementation of new processes. Qualified candidates will have a 2 or 4 year degree in Accounting and relevant experience. This position will contribute to a small team and take direction from the Controller. This opportunity exists due to a maternity leave, and will have time to train with the individual leaving.

Type: Contract-to-Hire

Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM

Pay: $18-$28/hour depending on experience


  • Assist Controller with month end close
  • Complete account reconciliations and bank reconciliations
  • Maintain inventory through Excel, find ways to improve inventory process/programs
  • Maintain general ledger
  • Complete Accounts Payable
  • Process invoices and company credit card transactions


  • Ability to complete a long term project, and ideally transition to permanent employee
  • 2 or 4 year degree preferred, 3+ years of relevant experience required
  • Great Plains software beneficial
  • Challenge current processes and recommend/improve efficiencies
  • Strong attention to detail

We are a staffing firm dedicated to connecting talented candidates with outstanding companies. Midwest Professional Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. Join our team and reach your true potential!

Skills required

General Ledger
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Balance Sheet
Financial Statements
Fixed Asset
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Midwest Search Group has been steadily growing and matching exceptional talent with exceptional employment opportunities since 2000. In January 2003, we added Midwest Professional Staffing, to provide additional recruiting talent for temporary, temporary to hire and full time job opportunities. In January 2005, we launched another new branch of our business, Midwest Professional Staffing - IT, specializing in full time IT positions, as well as IT consulting.

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