Staff Accountant 8/10/2016

Confidential Company Phoenix, AZ

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28704394
AJE Ref #
575843667
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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We are currently seeking a Staff Accountant who has a minimum of two years of general accounting and/or auditing experience as well as a BA or BS degree with an emphasis in Accounting. Only candidates with a strong working knowledge of GAAP will be considered. The ideal candidate must be proficient with systems, possess excellent interpersonal and written skills as well as be able to multi-task in a fast pace, demanding work environment while maintaining a strong attention to detail.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Assist in the design and implementation of business processes to support and bolster the Accounting function, including A/P, A/R, Payroll, and Financial Reporting.

* Assist in the month-end close process for both cash and GAAP (full accrual) books.

* Day-to-day accounting operations and month-end closing including balance sheet and cash reconciliations.

* Assist in the presentation of periodic financial statements including variance/trend analysis, highlighting areas of success and those needing improvement operationally/financially.

* Ad-hoc reporting.

* Maintain fixed asset/depreciation schedule.

* Update revenue schedules on monthly basis.

* Monitor bank transactions and process cash outflows through accounts payable cycle.

* Forecasting of payables, receivables, and payroll.

* Complete monthly journal entries including, but not limited to: credit

* card/merchant fees, collections revenue, ancillary service revenue, payroll, and straight-line rent.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERTISE:

At least 2 years' experience with general accounting and finance strongly preferred

* Knowledge of GAAP

* BA or BS degree with emphasis in Accounting

* Strong attention to detail while producing accurate and high quality work

* Strong knowledge of Excel is required

* Able to work independently, multi-task in a fast pace and demanding work environment

* Must be a team player, self-starter and be willing to jump into any task and get it done

* Must be extremely organized

* Excellent interpersonal and written skills