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Staff Accountant in Memphis, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Memphis, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/2/2018
  • Job ID:
    95838

Job Description

Vaco Staffing is currently seeking a Staff Accountant for a contract to permanent opportunity for a client in Memphis, TN. The Staff Accountant will support the Sr. Financial Analyst in the analysis of records, financial reports and general bookkeeping. The qualified candidate will have a four year degree, and expert knowledge of accounting software.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process bank reconciliations and invoice payments.
  • Responsible for cash applications and general AR practices.
  • Reviews and audits funding and payment requests for accuracy, documentation and authorization in accordance with established operating procedures.
  • Responds to and resolves issues and requests from management teams and clients regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements.
  • Researches open accounting issues and recognizes potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective action can intercept and minimize issues.
  • Monitors scope of services delivered and provides feedback to manager regarding any changes in scope.
  • Assist with HRIS/Benefits enrollment.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Degree from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field required.
  • Two years prior accounting, finance or related experience.
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks is required, experience with Paylocity (or related ADP program) is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts intermediate financial analysis.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Capable of working in a fast pace environment while maintain strong attention to detail.