Senior Accountant

Fargo, North Dakota
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 50,000 - US$ 60,000 per year
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Kathleen Toft, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is currently seeking a talented individual for the position of Sr. Accountant to work with a local client. The Sr. Accountant will be doing all payroll processes, AP functions and general accounting duties as well as maintaining employee benefits and performing employee orientations.

$50k- 60k/year DOE

HR Functions
- Maintain & submit employee benefit billings for payment
- Perform employee orientation for new employees
- Assist with payroll
- Assist employees with questions regarding their benefits, company policies & payroll
- Complete quarterlies, W-2s, 1099s & all other required payroll/tax reports
- Coordinate employee flexible spending accounts including tracking balances, validating receipts & cutting checks
- Coordinate 401K & HSA plans
Payroll Functions
- Timely processing of payroll on a weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis
- Process and enter child support orders, garnishments and wage assignments
- Calculate and submit 401k payroll weekly
- Calculate and submit payroll taxes weekly and quarterly
- Process and report end of year W-2s and W-3
- Distribute paystubs weekly
Accounts Payable Functions
- Distribute invoices to appropriate department for approval
- Code, review and enter invoices into accounting software
- Process checks weekly assuring discount terms are met
- Reconcile to vendor statements monthly
- Process and report end of year 1099s and 1096
General Accounting Functions
- Reconcile bank accounts daily
- Research and analyze discrepancies in cash receipts
- Assist with month-end financial reports by calculating accrual entries, reconciling accounts, entering monthly journal entries
- Reconcile fixed asset and depreciation accounts monthly

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

-2- or 4-year degree in Accounting
-High attention to detail
-Proficient computer skills, speed and accuracy will be tested along with basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
-Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of payroll records
-Work independently and with a team setting that is fast paced and high-volume environment with accuracy and timeliness
-Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines on a daily basis


1-4 years

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To be considered, please apply online at or email your resume to

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