Accountant - Entry Level

Accountemps Saint Paul, MN
Ref ID:02320-0010532646

Classification:Accounting - Medical

Compensation:$16.15 to $18.70 per hour

Accountemps is looking?for an Entry Level Accountant for a temporary opportunity with a fast-growing mid-sized company in the financial services industry. The Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, account reconciliations, accounts payable and more. ?You will?report to the Accounting Manager, and you will be responsible for many aspects of process improvement. This position is critical to the team as you will be cross trained in all other roles to provide coverage when others are on vacation. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where you'll have opportunity to learn new things, make suggestions, and have your ideas implemented! Role Responsibilities ? Prepare complex 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 ? Assist 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 ? Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation ? In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations ? Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision ? Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation ? Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation ? Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner ? Participate in various department-wide initiatives ? Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
Qualifications ? BA/BS or equivalent?in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred ? At least 2?years?of Accounting experience preferred ? Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program?skills required ? Experience with NetSuite, SAP, Blackline or ADP a plus ? Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus ? Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills ? Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritize tasks Desired Skills ? Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems ? Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus *Please note that all candidates are required to provide 2 recent supervisor or manager references in order to be considered for employment. Please submit your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] and call 651-293-3973 for review and consideration.

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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