Staff Accountant

  • location: Hanover, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $20 - $25 per hour
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job description

Staff Accountant will report to Controller to prepare, review and deliver timely and accurate financial and operating information to the company leaders on a recurring basis.


  • Perform month-end general ledger close activities including accruing expenses, preparing, reviewing and recording journal entries, reconciling general ledger accounts and other analysis.
  • Responsible for billing, project accounting, resolving billing discrepancies.
  • Oversee and manage Accounts Receivable and Collections process.
  • Coordinate required reports and participate in audits, cost analysis.
  • Review and process the inventory adjustments from the daily cycle counting.
  • Participate and support in the monthly financial statement close process, ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely as well as analyzing and reviewing financial statements and variances.
  • Prepare, review and analyze balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations.
  • Participate in the annual operating budget preparation.
  • Experience in project accounting, cost accounting is a plus.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting required
  • Advanced Excel skills including Pivot table and V-look ups and formulas.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Internal accounting controls acumen along with general knowledge of accounting systems and technology.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team working capabilities enabling one to interface at all levels.

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