If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Based in the Cambridge, Massachusetts region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted long term temporary-to-full time opportunity where effort is rewarded. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position spends a fair amount of time producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility during the monthly close. In addition, you will be in charge of communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and looking over schedules for the reporting processes. Your responsibilities in this role - Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments - Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management - Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed - Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner - Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments - Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision - Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment - Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills - Proven knowledge of Simply Accounting - Experience with project accounting - Practical knowledge of trade reconciliation - Knowledge of accounts payable - Grant accounting experience preferred - General familiarity with financial reconciliation - Account reconciliation experience desired - Strong familiarity with accounts receivable - Well-founded grasp of bank reconciliations - Knowledgeable of ERP systems - Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks - Spreadsheet and database capabilities - Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics - 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience - Ability to meet deadlines - Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems - Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
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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