Staff Accountant

22 Aug 2019
24 Aug 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Ref ID: 03130568

Classification: Staff Accountant

Compensation: $25.00 to $31.00 hourly

Accountemps is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant with an eye for accuracy to fill a long–term temporary position at a growing company. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year–end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This company offers a challenging and multi–faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Corvallis, Oregon region.

What you get to do every day

– Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

– Ad–hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

– Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

– Maintain monthly payment schedules

– Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner

– Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

– Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

– Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

– Partake in annual closing processes

– Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision
– Competent with spreadsheets and databases

– BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

– Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

– Vow to meet business deadlines

– Strong attention to detail

– ERP system experience

– Self–starter and strong ethical standards

– General ledger experience desired

– Deep understanding of journal entries

– Foundational knowledge in month end closings

– Microsoft Excel experience required

– Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

– Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

– Recent and relevant accounting experience

– Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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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