Staff Accountant

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Staff Accountant

  • Specialty:

    Accounting & Finance
  • Title:

    Staff Accountant
    • City:

      Newton
    • State:

      MA
    • Zip Code:

      02462
  • Start date:

    01-12-2018
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Contract To Hire
  • Job Id:

    44317

Description

Staff Accountant

Position Purpose

Performs accounting functions on a temporary basis under close supervision, including reviewing and preparing monthly financial statements and reporting for corporate entities. Ensures accurate accounting records and transactions.  Responsible for posting to the general ledger, performing account reconciliation and budgeting for review by the Assistant Controller and Controller prior to release. Assist with the preparation and distribution of monthly executive reporting.

Essential Functions
The following list of essential job functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented or changed as necessary. 

  • Prepares bank reconciliations: operating, payroll, money market, etc
  • Aids in the monthly preparation of the executive reporting package
  • Calculates Monthly Sales and Use Tax.
  • Runs budget reports and prepares budget schedules
  • Prepares allocation of bank fees
  • Prepares monthly work papers
  • Posts journal entries, as needed (including imported JEs)
  • Scanning of journal entries and bank reconciliations
  • Completes special projects as requested
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by supervisors or managers

 
Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. 

  • Advanced competency with computer, peripherals and variety of software including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • An understanding of the following reconciliation processes: bank statements and cash management is required
  • Ability to resolve outstanding routine monthly issues in a timely manner while working with the property accountants, associates and site managers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to communicate with external contacts in a professional manner
  • Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality
  • Ability to interpret responsibilities and possess the initiative and willingness to assume additional responsibilities
  • Ability to handle pressure, meet deadlines and set priorities for workload

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field

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