Staff Accountant-Downtown

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
STAFF ACCOUNTANT ABOUT THE COMPANY Our client is a leading consulting/non-profit organization in the Downtown DC market; they are looking to hire a Staff Accountant on a temporary basis for 1-3 months. With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the department. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT: Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts. Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital. Prepare balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position. Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to monthly close process. Establish, modify, document, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures. Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards. Report to management regarding the finances of establishment. Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts. We are looking for a degreed Staff Accountant with a solid work ethic, excellent judgment, and a desire to build a long-term career with us. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented, with outstanding analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you are able to work effectively with minimal oversight, while also functioning well in a team environment. Position is contract to start with a pay rate of between $25-$33 based on experience. EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT ROLE: BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field General Accounting Attention to detail Excellent written and verbal communication skills Corporate accounting / General ledger experience Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including intermediate to expert Excel skills Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with minimal direction Keywords: staff accountant, accounting, accountant, general ledger accountant, finance