Spherion Staffing is looking for a temporary Accountant to work with a local client in Sioux Falls. The Accountant will ensure that all financial transactions are reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and processed in an accurate and timely manner. Responsibilities include posting journal entries and other financial transactions, verifying the coding for all transactions, executing close procedures, and assist in preparing all necessary financial reports and statements.Qualified applicants should have an Associate's degree + 1 year of experience OR recent grad w/ Bachelor's degreeMonday-Friday 8 am-5 pmAssignment length (1-3 month) to support team with immediate needWage: $15-20/hour DOEResponsibilities:- Prepare and record journal entries and other financial transactions, and maintain general ledger - Post and reconcile electronic funds transfer files daily - Reconcile cash and receivable ledger accounts daily - Complete month-end reconciliations of general ledger accounts - Assist in monthly/quarterly/annual closing and preparation of financial reports and statements- Assist in annual external audit preparation and associated deliverables. - Collect, compile, and verify financial data to ensure the integrity of accounting records and accuracy of related deliverables - Investigate and resolves discrepancies in financial data - Perform Accounts Receivable duties, including generating invoices to external customers, accepting payments, and monitoring aging of receivables - Perform Accounts Payable tasks such as data entry, verification, and proper coding. Prepare associated transfers and payments after obtaining appropriate authorizationResponsibilities:See aboveWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:Requirements:-Associate's Degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or related field-1+ years of accounting experience -Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, financial statements and reports, and ledgers and journals -Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail -Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, experience with QuickBooks preferred -Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills -Ability to work well in a dynamic team environment where change is constantEducation:AssociateExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:See above To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply or if you have questions you can reach out to Kelsi Shelly at 605-335-6010Spherion 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. 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.