Staff Accountant

  • location: Phoenix, AZ
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $24 per hour

job description

Staff Accountant

A Government Agency in Downtown Phoenix is searching for two experienced and professional Staff Accountants to join their team. The ideal candidates will have at least 5 years experience within Financial Accounting roles with an emphasis on Accounts Payable and experience with LEAN methodologies.

This is a long term temporary role lasting at least 6 months with potential for extensions based on performance. 

  • The salary is $24.00 an hour
  • Working Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ 85007 - remote/WFH
  • Client requires candidates to live locally in AZ prior to resume submission.
Skills and Experience:

  • 5 Years in Financial Accounting roles, emphasis on Accounts Payable within organizations of $100 million+.
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of analytic and problem-solving skills to sift through complex financial transactions and operational data within the Purchase-To-Pay accounting cycle.
  • Ability to quickly learn procedures and systems.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in LEAN or other continuous improvement practices.
  • Must be able to work remotely.

The Staff Accountant works within the Business and Finance group as part of the Accounts Payable team. Responsibilities include: processing of accounts payable transactions primarily related to purchase requisitions, purchase orders, goods receipts, travel reimbursements and related accounting transaction processing.

Knowledge Required/Preferred:

  • Excellent knowledge of purchasing, accounts payable and travel reimbursement.
  • Tracking of all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements, etc. utilizing established procedures and accounting systems.
  • Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Preparing analyses of accounting transactions and producing periodic reports.
  • Exhibited background in high volume financial transactions, familiarity with fund accounting a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and enterprise wide accounting systems. Experience with State accounting systems a plus.

  • Accounts Payable (5 years of experience is required)
  • Financial Accounting (3 years of experience is required)
  • LEAN
  • Financial Analysis
  • Communication Skills
  • Fund Accoouting
  • Problem Solving
  • Data Analysis

  • No Degree Required

  • Years of Experience: 5 years
  • Experience level:Experienced

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