Accountant - StaffCompensation:
$20.00 to $25.00 per hour
An up-and-coming firm in the Restaurants Catering industry has teamed up with Accountemps to find an efficient Staff Accountant to join their team. The responsibilities of a Staff Accountant entail preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You'll also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. Your duties will also include participating in compliance, reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, and staying connected with our external auditors throughout quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The organization offering this multi-faceted short term temporary opportunity is based in the Torrance, California region, and provides a terrific work environment where effort is rewarded. Major responsibilities - Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner - Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision - Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll - Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed - Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments - Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management
- Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision - Spreadsheet and database capabilities - Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases - Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - ERP system experience - Cash posting experience preferred - Comprehensive knowledge of journal entries - Adeptness in Microsoft Excel - Cash applications experience highly desired - Deep understanding of account reconciliation
Accountemps 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 has appeared on Fortune magazine's list of \"World's Most Admired Companies\" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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