$17.10 to $19.80 hourly
There's currently a position available through Accountemps at a growing Wholesale Distribution firm for an efficient, accurate Staff Accountant. This company is located in the Newport News, Virginia region and is offering a dynamic, mulit-faceted long-term temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you'll also be charged with various aspects of internal reporting. You'll also review schedules for the reporting processes, stay in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and play an active role in compliance. Responsibilities • Perform month-end and year-end general ledger closing procedures within assigned deadlines for the HQ departments and other Corporate business segments assigned. GL close includes review of multiple monthly reports (P&Ls) to analyze revenue & expense accounts; provide month-over-month and year-over-year fluctuation analysis when applicable; address concerns/questions presented by management; record and post required journal entries. • Reconcile monthly balance sheet accounts assigned, which includes the proper monitoring of the accounting processes involved in each account and communicating with the HQ departments and other Corporate business segments as needed. • Liaise and partner with HQ departments, Shared Service Center, branch operations and others as necessary to solve open balance sheet transactions, to research expense fluctuations and to address operational issues affecting Fergusons balance sheet accounts and/or income statement. • Prepare and/or process monthly journal entries, journal entry uploads, etc. • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the impact of the related accounting policies on the financial results. • Support data requests for Corporate and external audits as needed. • Perform various ad hoc requests and other duties assigned by management. • Always represent the company in a professional manner ensuring quality customer service. • Work the hours needed to complete the assigned job responsibilities, which may exceed the standard work schedule, and may include working weekends as needed during peak times, audit times and fiscal year-end. To enter consideration for this position please reach out to Ben Ferry at (757)624-1100 or [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - Foundational knowledge in Accounting Systems - Command of month end closings - Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger - Year-end Close experience - 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience - Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases - Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills - Proficient with spreadsheets and databases - Experience with ERP systems - Detailed and have the ability work independently - Vow to meet business deadlines - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
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