Staff Accountant

  • location: Bedford, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $37 per hour
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job description

Staff Accountant

job summary:
Randstad Accounting and Finance is looking for a Staff Accountant for a great opportunity as a Staff Accountant in Bedford, MA.

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the Assistant Controller, the Staff Accountant will be generally responsible for assisting with accounts receivable processing, accounts payable processing, fixed assets and payroll as well as assist with the monthly close process including preparing journal entries and account reconciliations. The Staff Accountant will also help to document and enhance policies and procedures and will be responsible for special projects as assigned to him/her from time to time by management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review vendor invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Accurate coding of all invoices based on chart of accounts
  • Prepare weekly cash requirement reports based on payments due
  • Process weekly check runs including invoice matching to checks, obtaining signatures and distributing accordingly
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports of accounts payable accounts and payments
  • Report sales and use tax by required deadlines
  • Timely response to vendor, customer, and employee inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Process purchase orders through the Oracle system
  • Assist with customer collection efforts
  • Prepare recurring and period-end journal entries
  • Perform month-end account reconciliations
  • Timely completion of month end close
  • Supports monthly accounting close process through reporting and analytics
  • Participate in the annual audit with external Audit firm
  • Monitor internal control environment and implement changes as needed
  • Prepares various ad hoc reports and other special projects for management as requested.
Skills

  • Proven ability to work in a high growth, fast-pace and constantly changing environment
  • Team player with the highest level of honesty and integrity
  • Strong process improvement and problem solving skills
  • Excellent quantitative, reasoning and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and proactive thinker; high degree of ownership
  • Identifies dependencies and risks and then develops and implements solutions
  • Stays on project schedule and estimates/manages own time accurately and effectively, escalating issues to management if necessary
  • Flexible, organized, and able to handle competing priorities
Education/Work Experience

  • BA/BS in accounting or finance required
  • Oracle EBS software knowledge would be a plus
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Mid to large company experience with significant involvement in monthly close process and reporting
  • Previous software industry/public company experience preferred
 
location: Bedford, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 37 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review vendor invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Accurate coding of all invoices based on chart of accounts
  • Prepare weekly cash requirement reports based on payments due
  • Process weekly check runs including invoice matching to checks, obtaining signatures and distributing accordingly
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports of accounts payable accounts and payments
  • Report sales and use tax by required deadlines
  • Timely response to vendor, customer, and employee inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Process purchase orders through the Oracle system
  • Assist with customer collection efforts
  • Prepare recurring and period-end journal entries
  • Perform month-end account reconciliations
  • Timely completion of month end close
  • Supports monthly accounting close process through reporting and analytics
  • Participate in the annual audit with external Audit firm
  • Monitor internal control environment and implement changes as needed
  • Prepares various ad hoc reports and other special projects for management as requested.
 
qualifications:
Skills

  • Proven ability to work in a high growth, fast-pace and constantly changing environment
  • Team player with the highest level of honesty and integrity
  • Strong process improvement and problem solving skills
  • Excellent quantitative, reasoning and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and proactive thinker; high degree of ownership
  • Identifies dependencies and risks and then develops and implements solutions
  • Stays on project schedule and estimates/manages own time accurately and effectively, escalating issues to management if necessary
  • Flexible, organized, and able to handle competing priorities
 
skills: Account Reconciliation
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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