The Professional Division of Spherion Mid Ohio is partnered with a reputable Mansfield, Ohio manufacturing facility seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team! Work primarily from home with a convenient HYBRID schedule. Salary offered up to $60K annually.
**This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity, NEVER go through a temp-to-hire process. If selected, DAY ONE you are this organizations employee!**
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for performing general bookkeeping, cost accounting, maintaining financial reports, and executing and analyzing monthly controls for the business unit. A strong work ethic, attention to detail, and demonstrated knowledge of technical and operational accounting and finance functions are essential.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in monthly, quarterly, and year end close processes
Complete monthly account reconciliations (Entire balance sheet is reconciled monthly)
Ensures all supporting financial documents are completed in a timely and accurate manner
Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts
Performs Cost Accounting functions such as reconciling inventory, recording journal entries for inventory, analyzing standard costs, and analyzing excess and obsolete inventory
Manages our intercompany accounting process
Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes
Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
Supports accounts payable and accounts receivables personnel to ensure accuracy and timeliness of vendor payments and customer collections
Prepare documentation for internal and external auditors
Responsible for the record retention of internal controls, monitoring compliance, and for maintenance of adequate documentation.
Maintains a complete audit trail to document month-end and quarter-end controls
Leads and/or participates in special projects and assignments as required.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
BS/BA in Accounting, Finance, or related field
Two to five years of progressive accounting & finance responsibilities (manufacturing environment preferred).
Experience in performing, reviewing, and analyzing accounting and financial reporting requirements.
OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Excellent oral and written communication skills to work effectively in a team environment within and outside of the Accounting Department.
Solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the ability to research and apply accounting pronouncements as appropriate.
Advanced PC/ERP skills with strong proficiency in excel.
Consistently operates at the highest level of integrity and is never willing to compromise the team's ethical standards.
WORK ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to move within office and manufacturing complex, write by hand and keyboard, and perform general office functions.
Visual acuity needed for close detail work and computer use.
General manufacturing, warehouse and office environment.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds as needed.