Staff Accountant in Oakland Park, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

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Staff Accountant Summary:

Signature Consultants has a direct hire opportunity for a Staff Accountant. This role is tasked with ensuring the integrity of accounting information by researching account issues for financial transaction compliance and accuracy. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. This includes tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. Other responsibilities include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure ensuring that policies and procedures conform with GAAP Principles
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Ensure the general ledger is closed monthly with the timelines of the closing schedule
  • Daily/Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Review and prepare period end financial statements and associated schedules
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Assist in the preparation of cash flow projections
  • Coordinate and prepare year-end audit packages and interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits along with senior accounting management
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form, with department co-workers and internal customers
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal and field partners
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned

Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years' experience in public accounting or in corporate accounting
  • Independent, self-starter and strong analysis capabilities
  • Superior written and verbal presentation skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work within a high velocity, autonomous and demanding culture
  • Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct
  • Well organized with a great attention to detail.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills. Ability to get along well with diverse personalities - tactful - mature - flexible.
  • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive - but able to recognize and support the organization's preferences and priorities.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data
  • Must be able to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines

Preferred Skills:

  • Great Plains software
  • Physical Requirements
  • Talking, hearing, sedentary, close visual acuity, no adverse environmental conditions.
  • Exempt Full-Time Permanent
  • Non-Exempt Part-Time Temporary
  • The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.