Sr Staff Accountant
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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONWe have an immediate need for a Sr. Staff Accountant to work for one of our large clients. This person will be responsible for all aspects of expense and cash accounting, roll forward on balance sheet, and assists in the preparation of forecasts and budgets. Additionally, the position assists in the month-end close processes and reconciling accounts.
Participate in monthly financial close process including account analysis, account reconciliations, preparing journal entries, and accruals
Provide information and schedules to various departments and international offices
Reconciles general ledger balances as well as variance accounts on a monthly basis to ensure accurate accounting methods and procedures
Prepares monthly journal entries for intercompany re-classifications and accruals
Establishes and analyzes variances and provide management reporting and analysis
Researches and analyzes management questions and issues
Assists the associate Director of Finance/Controller on various audit and compliance engagements
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Highly motivated, self starter that is willing to meet strict deadlines and time constraints
Highly organized with the ability to effectively multitask
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong understanding of standard costing as required by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Excellent financial analysis skills
Strong PC skills with an intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access. A working knowledge of the JD Edwards accounting menus and programs is preferred.
This position requires certain flexibility in work/life balance to ensure that annual requirements are met
Ability to pass criminal background check and drug screen
Bachelor's degree in Accounting with 5-7 years of experience in a general accounting role
CPA designation preferred