Doherty Staffing Solutions

Accountant

Location
Solway, MN
Salary
Depending on Qualifications
Posted
Mar 01, 2017
Closes
Mar 31, 2017
Ref
142213
Category
Accounting
Job Type
Employee
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. *8-12 month contractDuties:• 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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