Staff Accountant

Employer
Accountemps
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID:04580-0010061974Classification:Accountant - StaffCompensation:$22.00 to $27.00 per hourAccountemps is looking for a General Ledger Accountant for a short term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity. The General Ledger 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. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in SOX compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the 10Q and 10K reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Alexandria, Virginia based credit union is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded. Responsibilities - Maintain monthly payment schedules - Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed - Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision - Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments - Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management - Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner - Partake in annual closing processes - Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll - Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation- Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Account and General Ledger reconciliation experience required - Proven knowledge of accounts receivable - Command of journal entries - Strong familiarity with account analysis - Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel - Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger - Experience with accounts payable - Proven knowledge of NetSuite, SAP, Blackline, and ADP - CPA certification desired - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities - Great attention to detail - Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued - At least 2 years of Accounting experienceAccountemps 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.