Senior Accountant

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Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Industry
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 26.50 - US$ 32.00 per hour, $26.50 - 32.00 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_16469
Contact
Sessoms,Debra, Spherion
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Job Description

Our client on the Southside has an IMMEDIATE need a Senior Accountant with 5+ years of experience. Candidate must possess BS/BA Accounting or related field.

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 extremely complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variance factors. Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results. Work leadership may be provided by assigning work and resolving problems.

Working hours: Monday - Friday

Skills:
Preference/Requirements:
Preference for accountants with manufacturing or distribution accounting experience
Blackline knowledge is a plus
High energy with the ability to work in a fast paced environment preferred
Strong SQL skills (ability to create queries to data-mine and do analysis) a plus
Project Management skills are helpful
Critical Skills:
3+ year's experience with technical accounting (GAAP and SOX) skills
2+ year's experience with JD Edwards or similar large accounting package such as PeopleSoft, Oracle, etc.
2+ years experience with forecasting and trending analysis
Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, v-lookup, etc.)

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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