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Staff Accountant
SALEM OR 97309
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90663808

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Staff Accountant
Accountemps is looking for a Part Time Staff Accountant for a long term temporary-to-permanent role As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, Fund Accounting, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will provide support in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will play an active role in compliance, collaborate 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. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Salem, Oregon region.
Your responsibilities
- Reporting of special projects, as requested by corporate officers
- Provide detailed journal entries and account recs including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
- Participate in various department-wide initiatives
- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
- Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
- Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
- Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
- Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
- Partake in annual closing processes

- Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes
- Knowledgeable in fund accounting
- Accounts receivable experience highly desired
- Deep understanding of account analysis
- Foundational knowledge in accounts payable
- Solid Excel Skills
- QuickBooks experience desired
- ERP system experience
- Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
- 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
- Some PowerPoint skills

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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