Staff Accountant

  • location: Bellevue, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $23 - $32 per hour
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job description

Staff Accountant

job summary:
An organization in Seattle is looking for a Staff Accountant to help cover for a medical leave. This position reports to the Controller and is working with a team of staff accountants.

Responsibilites

  • Performs professional level accounting duties, including general accounting, revenue tracking, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and fixed asset accounting.
  • Compiles the monthly balance sheets, cash receipts, and disbursement statements; prepares journal entries and adjustments to the general ledger; prepares a variety of financial and statistical reports, including year-end and month-end reporting.
  • Prepares financial and statistical statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and governmental accounting standards; assists in auditing funds and accounts; compiles and prepares financial statements, general and subsidiary ledgers, supporting schedules, and other financial and statistical reports; establishes and maintains complete files and records related to assigned functions; participates in the maintenance of various computer files and records; inputs and retrieves a variety of fiscal and statistical information.
  • Assists in maintaining budgetary control over departmental expenditures; reviews accounting system conformity and compliance with accounting procedures and legal requirements; monitors various accounts ensuring availability of funds and classification of expenditures.
  • Assigns and audits accounts and vendor numbers; reconciles records to established balances; identifies and resolves discrepancies; allocates costs to appropriate ledger accounts; makes journal entries.
  • Conducts internal audits; works in conjunction with private auditors or outside consultants; verifies the classification of funds and accounts; verifies and checks accuracy of off-line computer generated reports; researches and analyzes transactions.
  • Class specifications are only intended to present a descriptive summary of the range of duties and responsibilities that are associated with specified positions. Therefore, specifications may not include all duties performed by individuals within a classification. In addition, specifications are intended to outline the minimum qualifications necessary for entry into the class and do not necessarily convey the qualifications of incumbents within the position.
  • Establishes positive working relationships with other departments and vendors
Requirements

  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business; an advanced degree (MBA) is preferred
  • CPA, CFA or CPA candidate a huge plus
  • 2-5 years of hands on accounting experience within a mid-sized organization
  • Previous utilization of a ERP, such as SAP or Oracle, necessary
 
location: Bellevue, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $23 - 32 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 2 Years
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilites

  • Performs professional level accounting duties, including general accounting, revenue tracking, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and fixed asset accounting.
  • Compiles the monthly balance sheets, cash receipts, and disbursement statements; prepares journal entries and adjustments to the general ledger; prepares a variety of financial and statistical reports, including year-end and month-end reporting.
  • Prepares financial and statistical statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and governmental accounting standards; assists in auditing funds and accounts; compiles and prepares financial statements, general and subsidiary ledgers, supporting schedules, and other financial and statistical reports; establishes and maintains complete files and records related to assigned functions; participates in the maintenance of various computer files and records; inputs and retrieves a variety of fiscal and statistical information.
  • Assists in maintaining budgetary control over departmental expenditures; reviews accounting system conformity and compliance with accounting procedures and legal requirements; monitors various accounts ensuring availability of funds and classification of expenditures.
  • Assigns and audits accounts and vendor numbers; reconciles records to established balances; identifies and resolves discrepancies; allocates costs to appropriate ledger accounts; makes journal entries.
  • Conducts internal audits; works in conjunction with private auditors or outside consultants; verifies the classification of funds and accounts; verifies and checks accuracy of off-line computer generated reports; researches and analyzes transactions.
  • Class specifications are only intended to present a descriptive summary of the range of duties and responsibilities that are associated with specified positions. Therefore, specifications may not include all duties performed by individuals within a classification. In addition, specifications are intended to outline the minimum qualifications necessary for entry into the class and do not necessarily convey the qualifications of incumbents within the position.
  • Establishes positive working relationships with other departments and vendors
 
qualifications:
Requirements

  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business; an advanced degree (MBA) is preferred
  • CPA, CFA or CPA candidate a huge plus
  • 2-5 years of hands on accounting experience within a mid-sized organization
  • Previous utilization of a ERP, such as SAP or Oracle, necessary
 
skills: GAAP, Audit - Internal
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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