Senior Staff Accountant in Indianapolis at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

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    5 to 8 years
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Job Description

Senior Staff Accountant

Vaco is working with a client on the westside of Indy who has a need for a Sr. Staff Accountant who could also help oversee general office duties. Our client is looking to hire on a contract-to-hire basis. The Staff Accountant will oversee: budget preparations; cash flow management, pay bills and maintain ledgers; prepare invoices for approval; code payables for accounts payable and receivable entries; make bank deposits and receipts of money; reconcile bank accounts and credit cards; assist in processing payroll and payroll reports; and create and maintain multiple reports for the firm.

Job Functions:

  • Manage company cash flow and budgets, providing estimates/reports to outline the cash inflow and outflow at any given time
  • Oversee and manage accounts receivable process, including invoicing and aging of commission and miscellaneous payments
  • Oversee and manage the accounts payable process, including vendor ledgers and draws/advances
  • Assist with bi-weekly payroll and code salaries to correct general ledger accounts
  • Prepare journal entries, reviews, reconciles and analyzes general ledger accounts providing reports to management
  • Manage and reconcile credit card accounts, reviewing receipts promptly to ensure accurate classification of expenses, and making payments on time
  • Perform routine reconciliation of multiple bank accounts efficiently and accurately Prepare balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, ad hoc reports, and other financial accounting statements
  • Develop or assist with developing procedures to improve accounting policies, segregation of duties, and departmental workflows
  • Manage and cross-train accounting clerk to provide support on critical job functions
  • Collaborate with staff to resolve matters relating to financial reporting and audit processes
  • Run month-end, quarterly, and fiscal year-end close, in addition to 1099 preparation/distributions, and other duties as needed

Job Requirements:

  • 5-8 years of related Accounting experience required
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Effectively using organization and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and to set and meet deadlines
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to customers, vendors, and brokers
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy
  • Maintain confidentiality of work-related information and materials
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be flexible with changing business needs in a team environment
  • Inherent motivation to succeed and improve existing processes
  • Advance in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)