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Staff Accountant-seeking 1 yr of exp in Jacksonville, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job Description

Vaco Staffing has partnered with a privately owned headquarters in Jacksonville FL. Growing the Accounting team to hire a new Staff Accountant. Seeking just 1 year of experience.

Staff Accountant

General Description
The Staff Accountant is a key member of the Finance and Accounting Department. In this newly created position, the Staff Accountant will have a broad range of responsibilities and will support the Controller in all aspects of carrying out the daily, monthly and annual activities of the Finance and Accounting Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:
* Reconcile daily bank accounts to general ledger and prepare appropriate journal entries for approval.
* Review freight invoices and serve as the freight subject matter expert in the Department - review invoices against freight agreements and approve for coding, reasonableness, accuracy, approval.
* Work with AP team in researching errors or payment discrepancies, AP system issues, etc.
* Maintain fixed asset records (i.e. additions, dispositions, capital maintenance, sale, etc.) and ensure depreciation is recorded accurately.
* Maintain balance sheet accounts, reconciliations and prepare adjusting journal entries, investigate and resolve discrepancies, maintain balance sheet roll forward schedules.
* Assist Controller in managing month end close process - ensure close target dates are met, all reports are run in a timely fashion and are accurate, etc.
* Assist Controller with financial analysis - reviewing accounts, activities and providing insightful analysis.
* Provide periodic cash flow projections and analysis.
* Assist Controller in preparing various tax filings and payments such as weekly payroll tax payments, quarterly and annual payroll tax filings & payments.
* Document, understand and maintain company processes, policies and procedures.
* Assist Controller and CFO with the annual financial audit and work directly with outside auditors in responding to various audit requests.
* Review and assist in processing weekly inventory invoices for accuracy, approval, reasonableness and prepare documents for CFO review and foreign currency purchase.
* Assist with maintaining insurance schedules and annual renewals.
* Execute daily ad-hoc management projects and inquiries. (ranging from financial, risk management, operational, human resources, etc.)
* Be knowledgeable on company IT system flows to ensure transactions, invoicing and financials are being recorded accurately.

College degree in Accounting preferred.

Interpersonal Skills
* Must be a self-motivated, self-starter - able to grasp concepts quickly, understand instructions and work with minimal supervision.
* Possess intellectual curiosity - the desire to learn new subject matters and understand the purpose of a process or subject not just the mechanics of how it works.
* Must be confident and comfortable interacting with Executive Management and presenting findings.
* Excellent Verbal and Written communication.
* Able to adapt to changing workflows and special ad-hoc project requests.
* Must be able to operate in the details while maintaining a big picture perspective.
* High level of professionalism, ethics and ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.

Other Skills
* Must have strong level of understanding of basic Microsoft Excel functions.

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Vaco Staffing
10752 Deerwood Park Blvd South
Jacksonville FL 32256

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