Staff Level Accountant

Baton Rouge, LA

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Description

Westaff is now recruiting for a Staff Level Accountant for a long term contract assignment. Join this growing downtown company!!

Job description:

Must possess strong time management and analytical skills, attention to detail, and excellent interpersonal communication skills. 

Primary job duties:

  • Prepare work papers supporting divisional activities for each month.
  • Prepare reconciliations of bank accounts and other general ledger accounts as required for divisional and group reporting.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, which include proper supporting documentation.
  • Work collaboratively with other division accounting team members to ensure financial completeness and accuracy.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Other duties: Provide assistance to the Senior Accountant on projects as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Associate’s degree or higher in Accounting or Finance, preferred
  • 3 years of experience in accounting or related field, public accounting experience is desired, but not required.
  • Basic understanding of accounting theory
  • Basic understanding of US GAAP, in addition to willingness to research and resolve accounting issues
  • Experience with financial systems a plus (general ledger and/or consolidation tool
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
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