Staff Accountant

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Location
Colchester, Vermont
Industry
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 22.00 - US$ 25.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_52289
Contact
Recruiter, Spherion
Phone
(802)-8645900
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Job Description

Our client in Colchester is seeking a Staff Accountant to compliment its busy team. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity.

Apply today by visiting www.spherion.com/apply or email your resume to burlingtonvtjobs@spherion.com. Please note if you have applied with Spherion previously there is no need to reapply. Simply contact our office.

The Staff Accountant serves as the primary contact to Program Managers for analyzing financial statements. Includes identifying and analyzing trends, preparing management and board reports, assisting in pricing and costing of current and new services or programs, assist in day to day accounting duties, provide backup for Finance & Accounting Supervisor, Accounts Payable and Payroll, and preparing financial forecasts and budgets

Responsibilities:
Performs a variety of month and year-end journal entries and account reconciliations.
Prepares monthly financial statements.
Develops, maintains and monitors financial systems to insure integrity in accordance with GAAP.
Assists with Year End Audit preparations and reports for annual financial audit, pension audits and worker compensation audit.
Develop financial models that are intuitive, easy to read and follow.
Prepares special financial or statistical reports and analysis.
Analyzes and summarizes financial information to make comparisons to similar data for other periods.
Evaluates existing systems, identifies weakness and suggests improvements.
Performs all Bank Reconciliations.
Maintains Fixed Asset System and fixed asset schedules.
Backup for Accounts Payable, Payroll and Controller positions.
May direct and coordinate the annual operational planning and budgeting process.
Responsible for allocation of annual budget and entering into Multi-view for report.
Develop models for future revenue streams and profitability for new and existing service lines.
Responsible for all Gift Annuity maintenance and accounting.
Backup for preparation of payroll reports using UltiPro Software.

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

Skills:
Communicates clearly and effectively both orally and in written work
Able to work cooperatively and in a productive manner with employees, clients, customers
Broad base of advanced technical knowledge and skill related to accounting theory, principles and methods; including payroll, accounts receivable and payable, endowment, fixed assets and general ledger systems.
Great math, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Previous training/experience in use of computerized accounting and financial management systems.
Experience in performing financial data analysis
Protects the privacy and confidentiality of clients, co-workers and organization
Demonstrates a commitment to quality and proactively seeks to make improvements to systems and processes
Demonstrates a commitment to integrity in work habits and use of organization's resources

Education:
Associate

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
5+ years experience in Accounting/Financial Analysis
Previous training/experience in use of computerized accounting and financial management systems.
Experience in performing financial data analysis


Apply today by visiting www.spherion.com/apply or email your resume to burlingtonvtjobs@spherion.com. Please note if you have applied with Spherion previously there is no need to reapply. Simply contact our office.

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

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