GENERAL ACCOUNTANT

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Location
Waseca, Minnesota
Industry
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
Temporary
Salary
US$ 24.04 per hour, $24.04 - 24.04 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_18587
Contact
Brady, Laura, Spherion
Phone
507-451-3400
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Job Description

Primary Objective of Position
To direct and coordinate the general accounting functions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Standards and in support of the Operations plan and business goals.

Technical Job Functions
Prepares monthly journal entries, including bank and general ledger reconciliations, resolving issues on a timely manner.
Daily/Monthly processing and reconciliation of cash receipts and disbursements to various bank accounts and resolve differences.
Prepare various daily financial related reports.
Gatekeeper of the Supplier Database.
Process weekly Accounts Payable checks, wires and ACH payments.
Accountable for fixed assets; record the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets, track existing fixed assets, record depreciation, account for the disposition of fixed assets, and perform annual physical inventory of fixed assets.
Reconcile balance sheet accounts from the subsidiary ledgers to the summary-level account in the general ledger.
Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
Assists in all financial audits.
Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
Assists in upper-level projects as needed.
Plans and performs special financial projects/assignments for the Accounting Manager as needed.

Working hours: 1ST SHIFT | MON-FRI 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes (KSAAS)

Knowledge
Ability to satisfactorily complete and implement all OJT and required trainings.
Ability to understand the organization structure, businesses and sites, and applying that knowledge to daily tasks, communications and assignments.
Thorough knowledge of accepted accounting practices and relevant financial laws and regulations.
Ability to critically analyze financial and operating data and reach sound conclusions.
Demonstrate close attention to detail and numeric aptitude/orientation.
Must have advanced Excel skills.
Ability to conceptualize, organize and explain.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Education and Experience

Basic Qualifications
Bachelors degree in Accounting or a combination of education and experience.
Three or more years experience in Accounting and Financial functions, preferably in manufacturing.
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

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