Accountant I

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Location
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Industry
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 60,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_36347
Contact
Stacey Marcotte, Spherion
Phone
508-991-8170
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Job Description

The Accountant will report directly to the Vice President of Finance. The Accountant is responsible for
maintaining general ledgers and for planning, design, analysis and implementation of financial reporting
systems. This position manages tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including
general accounting, financial reporting, cost accounting and supports budget and forecast activities.

Responsibilities:
A. Prepare and post journal entries.
B. Prepare and analyze account reconciliations.
C. Prepare reports detailing monthly expenses by cost center.
D. Analyze total expenses, including comparisons to forecasted results and trended results.
E. Prepare monthly financial statements and variance analysis.
F. Supports budget and forecasting activities.
G. Develops more efficient procedures and maintains a high level of accuracy.
H. Supports the Vice President of Finance to ensure an accurate and timely year-end audit.
I. Prepares and analyzes bank reconciliations.
J. Prepares and analyzes balance sheet account reconciliations.
K. Assists in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the
workflow of the department.
L. Provides training to new and existing staff as needed.
M. Documents financial processes and procedures.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
A. Five years of Accounting experience, within a manufacturing environment.
B. Experience developing cash forecasting.
C. Experience preparing variance analysis and utilizing of standard costs systems.
D. Experience analyzing and reconciling balance sheet accounts.
E. Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast pace setting. Experience with Syspro ERP
system a plus. Must have advanced experience with MS Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Crystal Reports and Access a plus.
F. Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and attention to detail.
G. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed.

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
A. Five years of Accounting experience, within a manufacturing environment.
B. Experience developing cash forecasting.
C. Experience preparing variance analysis and utilizing of standard costs systems.
D. Experience analyzing and reconciling balance sheet accounts.
E. Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast pace setting. Experience with Syspro ERP
system a plus. Must have advanced experience with MS Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Crystal Reports and Access a plus.
F. Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and attention to detail.
G. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed.


please send your resume to staceymarcotte@spherion.com

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