Senior Accountant in Reading, PA

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Location
Reading, Pennsylvania
Industry
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 20.00 - US$ 25.00 per hour, $20 - 25 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_13597
Contact
Beth Williams, Spherion
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Job Description

- Analysis of monthly accounting data & preparation of monthly journal entries
- Prepare accurate financial reports/statements of month & year to date activity, including but not limited to income statement, balance sheet, cash flow & departmental expenses
- Reconcile all monthly GL account activity
- Assists Controller in establishing, modifying, documenting, & coordinating implementation of accounting & internal control procedures
- Prepare monthly analysis of all balance sheet accounts. Prepare the year-end account analysis & provide back-up information required to complete an annual financial audit
- Provide back-up for A/P, A/R, and P/R
- Follow all departmental procedures to ensure timely closing requirements are met.
- Provide assistance as needed to Controller
- Drive continuous efforts to improve work flow and streamline operational and financial accounting activities
- Ensure accurate / efficient reporting of all financial information throughout the organization
- Insure all S corporate regulations/requirements are met and handled confidentially
- Maintain liaison with outside financial auditors
- Other duties as may be assigned

Physical Demands
- Occasional walking and standing.
- Rare bending or stooping.
- Frequent sitting.
- Occasional lifting and carrying (60 lbs. max.).
- Manual dexterity needed to perform activities.
- Repetitive movement of fingers and hands for keyboarding.

Sensory Abilities: Visual, auditory, & verbal acuity

Work Environment: Office

Cognitive Abilities
- Ability to follow verbal & written instructions.
- Ability to give instructions to others.
- Ability to create and delegate assignments.
- Ability to perform computations.
- Ability to compose written communications.
- Ability to effectively communicate verbally.
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to make work-related decisions.
- Ability to prioritize work assignments.
- Ability to handle confidential information.

Working hours: 8-4:30

Skills:
--Bachelor's Degree in accounting
--C.P.A. or C.M.A. certification helpful
--3 to 5 years of experience with a minimum of 2 years in a manufacturing environment
--Excellent computer skills / Spreadsheet software
--Experience with month-end closings
--Strong communication and relationship skills
--Must be detailed oriented

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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