Staff Accountant

Accountemps in Tempe, AZ

  • Industry: Accounting - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled


If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Located in the Phoenix, Arizona area, this position is an engaging, multi-faceted opportunity where hard work is rewarded. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A very involved position, this role produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, your will also be in charge of many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will be in charge of communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and looking over schedules for the reporting processes.

What you get to do every day

- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

- Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

- Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

- Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

- Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

- Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

- Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

- Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

- Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner


- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

- Experience with ERP systems

- Command of bank reconciliations

- Solid understanding of accounting software conversions

- Deep understanding of financial reconciliation

- Fixed assets experience preferred

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

- High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Competent with spreadsheets and databases

- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.