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Accountant

  • Location: Memphis, Tennessee, 38119
  • Salary: 26.44
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Accountant
Location: Memphis, Tennessee, 38119
Hourly Rate: $ 26.44/hr.
Term: 7 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for moderately complex accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements
  • Reviews and/or processes billing/invoicing and enters data into the accounting databases
  • May either apply or submit cash applications to the vouchers/invoices
  • Researches and resolves accounts receivable issues
  • Answers questions from other departments, locations and divisions regarding various accounting issues and reports, including profit and loss reports
  • Researches open accounting issues
  • Prepares income statements, balance sheets and various other accounting statements or financial reports for field and management reference for a small to mid size customer or market
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records
  • Reviews transactions from subsystem to ensure data accurately passed through the various tables and sub ledgers
  • Analyzes reports and records, making recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures
  • Prepares Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Maintains, records, and reconciles billings and accounts receivables for small to mid size clients/markets or accounts
  • Examines financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles
  • Creates month-end accounting entries and reconciles discrepancies; posts to GL and reviews variances to budget
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position
  • May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers
  • May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project
  • Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines
  • Responsible for setting own project deadlines
  • Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor
  • Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex items to Senior Accountant or department management.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of two to four years of related experience and/or training including 2+ years professional level accounting experience, preferably 2+ years experience in general accounting, A/P, A/R clerical and/or entry level accountant positions.Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers
  • Ability to effectively present information
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and interact effectively with management, employees, and auditors
  • Must have the ability to convey financial issues to non-financial users
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to prepare clear and concise reports
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations
  • Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions
  • Conducts basic financial analysis
  • Follows accounting practices to ensure optimum client satisfaction while guaranteeing CBRE financial interests are protected.Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations
  • Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Experience with automated accounting and financial management systems

If this looks like a perfect fit, apply today!