Accountant

Location
Bemidji, Minnesota
Salary
$20-25/hr
Posted
Jan 23, 2017
Closes
Feb 22, 2017
Category
Accounting
Job Type
Contract
Employment Status
Full Time

Accountant- Bemidji area

Doherty Career Solutions has teamed with a company near Bemidji to hire a contract Accountant. This person will support the accounting team doing A/P, payroll, financial reporting, and cost control.

*6-10 month contract

Duties:

  • Support accounting activities including accounts payable, payroll and financial reporting
  • Support the timely and accurate reporting of financial, operational and statistical data.
  • Support margin improvement efforts by actively working with supervisors/managers; evaluating cost objectives and providing analyses that helps identify opportunity areas and reporting on the results
  • Develop and maintain reporting of financial and non-financial key performance indicators
  • Assist Accounting Manager with preparation of forecasts, weekly P&L, production cost models, etc.
  • Learn and develop a strong understanding of the various aspects of the company to provide insight into margin improvement (MIP) opportunities, capital plans, and project budgets
  • Responsible for payables processing and executing automation initiatives to streamline and minimize clerical / paper processing of payables
  • Responsible for assisting with month-end closing process and reporting, general ledger reconciliations, account analyses etc.
  • Help to ensure that accounting is in compliance with company policies and internal controls
  • Improve or identify controls where necessary and identify efficiency opportunities 
  • Work hands-on with management in improving and developing monthly reporting on financial and non-financial key performance indicators
  • Assist in the completion of  weekly and quarterly forecasts, and annual business plans
  • Analyze forecast to actual variances, understand drivers and communicate / share information with management

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of Accounting experience (fresh grads will also be considered for the role)
  • Accounting degree is preferred, or equivalent experience

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