Spherion Staffing has a direct hire opportunity for an Accounting Manager to work with a local company in Fargo. The Accounting Manager is responsible for the general accounting functions of the organization, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, reconciliation of accounts, grant accounting, fixed asset control and depreciation. Salary $55-63k/year DOEDirect Hire OpportunityResponsibilities:- Oversee all accounting functions for the Company- Manage and perform all aspects of the A/P and A/R process- Insure proper accounting for purchases and expenses- Prepare monthly billings for state and/or federal grants- Process bi-weekly payroll, including associated reports and withholding remittances- Maintain the general ledger- Prepare monthly account reconciliations- Maintain fixed asset inventory and depreciation schedules- Facilitate and complete monthly closing procedures- Assist with financial audits, tax returns, and other ad-hoc reporting- Assist in monitoring internal controls- Evaluate and make recommendations for improvement to the accounting processes and procedures while ensuring that practices comply with organization financial policies and applicable laws and regulations- Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to timeStaff Development and DirectionThe accounting manager builds on the strong culture of the organization and its people to form a cohesive, skilled, high-performing, engaged, and values-driven team through coaching, training and professional development opportunities- Recruit, hire, and supervise the office coordinator position- Organize workflow and ensure that employees understand their duties or delegated tasks- Monitor employee productivity and provide constructive feedback and coachingResponsibilities:See aboveWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:Requirements:-Bachelor's degree in Accounting-Minimum of three years of related experience-Experience with Microsoft Dynamics preferred-Valid driver's license required-Strong communicator that possesses excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills-Strong customer service skills and willingness to assist others-Strong organizational skills and detail oriented, yet flexible with an adaptable personal style-Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multi-faceted demands and deadlines-Critical thinking and analytical skills to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems-High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications-Ability to build collaboration across teams and departmentsEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:See above To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply If you have any questions please contact Janine Eberhart at 701-412-2894Spherion 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.