Staff Accountant

Employer
Accountemps
Location
Owings Mills, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID:02010-0010077725Classification:Accountant - StaffCompensation:$15.51 to $17.96 per hourAccountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a long term temporary role. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in SOX compliance, review schedules for the 10Q and 10K reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. Based in the Owings Mills, Maryland region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Major responsibilities - Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management - Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed - Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Participate in various department-wide initiatives - Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll - Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision - Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Maintain monthly payment schedules - Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred - NetSuite, SAP, Blackline, and ADP skills desired - Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued - At least 2 years of Accounting experience - Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress - Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment - Cash posting experience - Expertise in SAP - Month end closings experience - General ledger experience - Journal entries experience - Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment - Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomesAccountemps 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 once again was named first in our industry on Fortune(R) magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. (C) 2017 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.