Our Minneapolis client has an immediate need for a Staff Accountant on a contract to hire or direct hire basis. The Staff Accountant will work directly with the Accounting Manager and Director of Finance, assisting with preparation for the monthly close process. Candidate must have strong accounting systems experience such as Great Plains, J.D. Edwards or PeopleSoft to name a few and be proficient in MS Excel. The ability to work in high volume situations and manage workload under pressure is a must. Attention to detail and accuracy is a must. Candidate must have ability to work independently or in a team environment. $18-24.00 DOQ
Duties for the Staff Accountant include:
> Preparation of complex balance sheet reconciliation, providing supporting documentation
> Booking of accruals and other journal entries to support month-end
> Reclassifying journal entries to ensure proper financial reporting
> Assisting in the fixed asset accounting process, including set up of new assets and disposal of retired assets
> Additional duties related to financial reporting as assigned by the director
> Assist with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable when needed
>Sales & Use tax classifications
To be considered for this role, you must have a minimum of 3+ years of prior accounting experience, preferably in a large company role. Previous experience with inter-company accounting is highly preferred, as well as exposure to a large company ERP like Oracle, PeopleSoft or SAP. A Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
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