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Senior Accountant

  • Location: Bloomington, Hennepin, Minnesota, 55435
  • Salary: 41.3
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

Dynamic contract opportunity with a progressive commercial real estate services company.
 
Position: Senior Accountant
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota 55435
Hourly Rate: $41.30/hr.
Term: 6 Months Contract

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.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s 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 of experience in general accounting, A/P, A/R clerical and/or entry level accountant positions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Experience with automated accounting and financial management systems.