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Staff Accountant


This is a Contract position in Mountainside, NJ posted November 30, 2019.

Ref ID: 02720-0011262367 Classification: Staff Accountant Compensation: $23.75 to $27.50 hourly Accountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a long-term temporary-to-full-time role.

As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation.

During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting.

You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies.

In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes.

This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

Based in the Mountainside, New Jersey region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

Key responsibilities
– Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
– Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
– Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
– Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
– Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision
– Take part in various department-wide initiatives
– Maintain monthly payment schedules
– Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
– Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP
– Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner If interested, please send all resumes to Daniela Campos at: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] .

Or call me at 732-634-7200.

If interested, please send all resumes to Daniela Campos at: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] .

Or call me at 732-634-7200.

– 2 years of recent and relevant accounting experience
– Proficient in ERP systems
– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
– Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills
– Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
– Foundational knowledge in journal entries
– General ledger experience
– Proven knowledge of wire transfer
– Well-founded grasp of Month-end Close Activities
– Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)
– Knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)
– Experience with check processing
– Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
– Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
– Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
– BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
– Competent with spreadsheets and databases
– Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills If interested, please send all resumes to Daniela Campos at: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] .

Or call me at 732-634-7200.

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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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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.

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