Senior Accountant

  • location: Baltimore, MD
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $35 per hour
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job description

Senior Accountant

job summary:
Randstad Professionals specializes in Accounting and Finance, contract and contract to hire staffing and helps thousands of professionals start and grow their career each year.
 
Randstad is seeking a Senior Accountant who will work with the Controller, all stakeholders and vendors while providing leadership, expertise, and knowledge to all aspects of Accounting including but not limited to month-end close, audits, reporting, tax, payroll and commissions. This person will strategize and work with the Controller to develop policies and practices to meet deadlines, increase department productively and support our internal and external clients.
 
location: Baltimore, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 35 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements
  • Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups
  • Bank and clearing account reconciliations, journal entries and variance analysis
  • Oversee all cash movement and related data
  • Handles ad hoc analysis and forecasting as requested
  • Creates and implements operating and quality control procedures
  • Creates and implements internal controls including preventative, detective, and corrective control
  • Ensures compliance with GAAP
 
qualifications:


  • BS in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • In depth understanding of GAAP
  • Experience with GL functions as well as month/quarter/year end close processes
  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to maintain confidentially
  • Proficiency with financial reporting software
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to research, analyze and report data

Application Process
Once we know of your interest, a Randstad Professionals recruiter will review your resume and contact you to better understand your skills and tell you more about the opportunity. We will meet qualified candidates face to face and our best talent will interview with the employer face to face - we will move quickly!
 
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skills: General Ledger, Analysis
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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