Senior Accountant

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Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Industry
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 49,000 - US$ 69,000 per year, $49k - 69k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_14649
Contact
Sessoms,Debra, Spherion
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Job Description

Our client on the Southside is seeking a 5+ year Senior Accountant to join their growing department. Ideal candidate will have BS Accounting or related discipline, will have Advanced level Excel skills, have previously worked with SQL and Hyperion and available to work on a contract to hire basis.

Responsibilities include developing, implementing and/or maintaining one or a combination of general accounting systems. Prepares journal entries, maintains and reconciles ledger accounts. Provides record of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions. Balances books periodically and prepares profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements. Maintains receipts and disbursement reports. May prepare federal, state, and local reports and tax returns. May interpret reports and records for managers. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

Work Schedule
Regular business hours, ~8am-5pm, M-F. Some OT may be required, specifically during the three days of month-end close.

Working hours: Monday - Friday

Skills:
Qualifications:
4-year degree in accounting or related field or equivalent experience
5+ years accounting experience
Strong Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookup, sumif).
Prior experience with JD Edwards is preferred
SQL query / Hyperion Essbase experience is preferred
Needs to be organized and self-starter, positive attitude, and willingness to be flexible.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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