Staff Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: Secaucus , NJ
COMPENSATION: $25/hr - $30/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Onsite
POSTED: Jul 29, 2022

Our client is a reputable company looking for a motivated Staff Accountant to join their accounting team. The perfect candidate for this position is an enthusiastic team player who is hard working, accountable and driven.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$25 – $30/hr

Position Overview:

The Staff Accountant works in a leadership role to analyze and present data related to the financial status of the company. They use their specialized experience working with business budgets and accounts to ensure the company is meeting its goals. This position will play a key role in the organization’s strategy and long-term financial security. The Staff Accountant will collaborate with the operations team to analyze finances and develop budgets that will keep the company’s costs down.

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant:

  • Assists in the management of all company accounting records including the books of original entry, supporting analysis of accounts and schedules
  • Overseeing basic Accounting procedures (A/R, A/P, time billing, P/R, G/L and tax payments)
  • Manage cash flow by reviewing banking activity and reconciling monthly reports, AP & AR and any other sources of funds, Bank and capital
  • Monitors and Assists in the management of daily, weekly, monthly bills and invoices reconciliations
  • Track, manage and be able to reconcile both asset and liability accounts, including intercompany transactions and accounts
  • Track and Manage disbursements and entries for project and company payroll, including the classification of labor and reconciliation of Worker’s Compensation and Health Insurance contributions & matching the reports to books
  • Reviewing, analyzing and reconciling general ledger accounts and investment transactions in conjunction with preparing quarterly reports for management
  • Communicating with customers to address any past due invoices on their account and providing weekly status updates to management
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

  • 2+ years of Accounting experience
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks is required
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office
  • High degree of accuracy; attention to detail
  • Advanced accounting knowledge and experience sufficient to independently track, manage, reconcile and analyze financial statements
  • Knowledge should include ability to use reporting capabilities of the system and maintain the chart of accounts with customizations to fit business needs
  • Established experience in Excel is a must (proficient user required)
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and engage in cross-functional collaboration
  • Balance sheet and P&L statements is preferred

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required

Benefits:

  • Client provided benefits
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112350