Staff Accountant

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Location
Madison, Wisconsin
Industry
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 50,000 - US$ 60,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_53374
Contact
Jacob Tazelaar, Spherion
Phone
608-2746000
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Job Description

Our client is searching for a number of experienced Staff Accountants to join their Madison team. Do you have experience working with general accounting activities, including the day-to-day maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and in preparing financial statements and reports? Are you looking for the challenge of assigned responsibility for multiple legal entities? This could be the role for you!

Responsibilities:
Complete understanding and application of GAAP to the revenue, fixed asset, treasury, and
general accounting functions.

Reviews and verifies the accuracy of account coding.

Prepares journal entries, maintains and reconciles ledger and sub-ledger accounts.

Maintain Fixed Asset records.

Provide income and transaction tax support.

Prepare and analyze monthly income and balance sheet statements which will be used for
internal and external reporting purposes.

Respond to financial inquiries; provide requested information for use in effective management of the business and/or meeting external reporting needs.

Understand and adhere to policies and procedures

Adhere to controls and standard business practices.

Escalate non-compliance issues when identified.

Safeguard company assets (cash, fixed assets, inventory).

Financial reporting:

Provide and effectively communicate financial information for internal and external audit.

Prepare certain external regulatory filings and reporting.

Other duties as assigned.

Participates on cross-functional teams as required (e.g. acquisition/merger support, billing
conversion).

Identify business process improvement opportunities; assist in development and
implementation of effective solutions.

Performs special projects as assigned.

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

Skills:
Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting -OR- 4+ year's professional work experience.

Other Qualifications
CPA certification preferred.

Proficient with computers and various software packages (i.e., Microsoft
Office Suite, Windows Environment, etc.).

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate
effectively and work with others in a team environment.

High degree of accuracy and attention to detail; strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Accurate application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Strong organization skills; ability to work effectively under multiple, and often changing priorities.

Consistently demonstrates a professional image and positive attitude.

Able to identify business process improvement opportunities and formulate potential solutions.

Desires continual self-development ? seeking new challenges and ways to learn new processes and skill sets.

Self-motivated and able to work independently.

Maintains effective communication and working relationships throughout the company, as well as with external customers.


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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.

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, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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