Staff Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: Jersey City, NJ
COMPENSATION: $26/hr - $34/hr
POSTED: Mar 17, 2023

Our client is looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team in Jersey City, NJ. This position will be a crucial member of the team and make immediate impact!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$26 – $34/hr Dependent on experience

Position Overview:

The Staff Accountant 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:

  • Prepare and process journal entries, reconcile and maintain balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements and reports
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close processes
  • Help ensure the timely and accurate reporting of financial information to management
  • Help maintain internal controls and ensure compliance with GAAP
  • Assist with the preparation and filing of sales tax returns
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications for the Staff Accountant:

  • 2+ years of accounting experience
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office
  • 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

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required


  • Client provided benefits, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action 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: 119911