Staff Accountant

Accountemps Kalamazoo, MI
Ref ID:02230-0010531931

Classification:Accountant - Staff

Compensation:$14.43 to $16.71 per hour

Are you an experienced accountant with a keen eye for accuracy? Accountemps has an exciting opportunity for a Staff Accountant at a rapidly-growing organization in the Non-Profit industry that you should check out! This company is located in the Kalamazoo, Michigan region and is offering a dynamic, mulit-faceted short term temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. In this role, the Staff Accountant holds responsibility for preparing monthly and year-end closings, fixed asset maintenance, journal entries, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A very involved position, this role produces 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. How you will make an impact - Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll - Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management - Take part in various department-wide initiatives - Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner - Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed - Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases - Proficient with spreadsheets and databases - Proven knowledge of budgeting - Strong familiarity with expense reports - Solid understanding of payroll - General ledger experience required - Non-profit fund accounting experience preferred - Accounts payable experience highly desired - Current and relevant ERP system experience - Recent and relevant accounting experience - Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics - Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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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