Local manufacturer actively seeking a Senior Staff Accountant to join its team. In the multi-faceted role of Staff Accountant, incumbent will perform various functions within the accounting cycle. Areas of responsibilities will include Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and General Ledger transactions. This is a permanent, direct hire position.Responsibilities:Assist in the monthly closing cycle and preparation of resulting financial statements. Generates billing, maintains A/R and credit functions, and fixed asset system. Prepares ad-hoc financial analysis to support business decision making. Performs a variety of general accounting activities and serves as back-up for other accounting positions.General Ledger journal entries, account analysis and account reconciliations.Fixed Assets - maintain accuracy of the fixed asset inventory via utilization of Fixed Asset Software (FAS). Reconcile and maintain general ledger accounts pertaining to inventory (includes Balance Sheet, P&L, Statistical Account).Financial AnalysisReview customer credit worthiness, set-up accounts, maintain credit files, including performing annual reviews on existing customers.Monitor AR Aging, performing collections when necessary, and releasing orders on hold.Compile and reconcile reports for daily processing and posting of invoices and credit memos.Generate international invoices and notify when shipments can go.Internal ControlEnsure compliance with company policies and SPIs. Ensure financial SOX documentation is maintained in a current manner, participate in internal audits.Annual Business Plan assist with the development of annual business plan.Costing Provide backup to Cost Analyst, includes costing of new products, part number entry, routing maintenance and updating costs with metal changes.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:Hands-on experience working with general ledgers, strong written and verbal communication skills, proficient in Microsoft Office, able to multi-task and prioritize work effectively. Proficient in ERP system a plus.Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:B.S. degree in Accounting or A.S. degree in Accounting and 3-5 years work experience in a related field, preferably a manufacturing environment. Hands-on experience working with general ledgers, Strong written and verbal communication skills Proficient in Microsoft OfficeAble to multi-task and prioritize work effectively. Proficient in ERP system a plus. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.orgSpherion 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.