Staff Accountant

Description:

Sierra Staffing Group has partnered with a locally owned small business seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team. Our client offers an above market salary, career progression, great benefits and an environment where your experience will grow rapidly. 

Job Responsibilities: 

• Prepare journal entries to record monthly transactions to the general ledger. 

• Reconcile various general ledger accounts, including the cash operation account.

• Assist in processing daily cash collections. 

• Assist with year-end audit.

• Prepare monthly tax reports as required by state agencies.

• Gather and analyze financial data from accounting software and ERP system.

• Utilize various software applications, such as spreadsheets, databases and queries to extract, manipulate and format data/reports.

• Prepare and maintain comprehensive documentation of accounting processes.

• Assist in developing improved processes for all accounting functions.

• Research accounting issues.

• Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Job Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field with experience in a business setting and a thorough knowledge of accounting principles.

• Experience with and knowledge of GAAP.

• Ability to analyze complex accounting issues and develop recommendations.

• Detailed-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Proficient in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets and word processing.

• Excel in a team-oriented work environment.

• Positive and enthusiastic attitude.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.