Classification: Public Senior Accountant
Do you possess an aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills and thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures? Accountemps is looking for stellar Senior Accountants in the Salem area to assist with upcoming opportunities. Senior Accountants take ownership of reporting costs, productivity, margins and expenditures for companies and organizations. Utilizing hands–on accounting experience and an in–depth understanding of accounting principles and company practices, Senior Accountants perform complex accounting activities and financial analyses. Responsibilities: Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions. Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information. Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies. Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts, preparing a trial balance, and reconciling entries. Summarizes financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements. Produces payroll by initiating computer processing, printing checks, verifying finished product. Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts and providing information for auditors. Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements. Secures financial information by completing database backups. Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Research skills Analyzing information Attention to detail Deadline–oriented Confidentiality Thoroughness Corporate finance Financial software General math skills Degree in accounting or finance Experience in accounting/finance CPA preferred Experience with financial reporting requirements
Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary–to–hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities – fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.
From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list every year since 1998.
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