Accountant

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Location - Albany, NY
Pay range - $20/hour

We're on the hunt for an Accountant. This is a full time, temp-to-hire, position based in Albany (this role will eventually be housed in Schenectady). You'll help execute key functions within the finance department at our client. This role will also help contribute to the distribution of monthly reports used in decision making and the overall production of accurate financial records. 

Responsibilities: 
Gather, prepare financial reports : daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly data
Perform regular reconciliations of various accounts, and AR activity; compare with bank records
Reconcile, balance, send, and approve ACH transactions
Support SOX and GAAP compliance
Help with audits and ensure that proper internal controls are followed efficiently
Analyze and maintain various reports for departmental and company accuracy of information
Support AR activity including collection activity, reconcilliations, and related reporting of aging accounts
Assist team members and managerial staff with financial statement and budget preparation and analysis
Prepare Purchase orders and requisitions
Set up new vendor files
Process AP activity for vendor invoices with appropriate GL coding
Assist with other Accounting department needs such as data entry, journal entries, etc.

Required:
3-5 years of accounting experience
4 year degree in business or accounting or associates and related experience in a financial accounting role
Experience in working  in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Practices)
Fluent with Automated Clearinghouse and Federal Reserve rules and regulations
Intermediate level skills using MS Excel (complicated spreadsheets)
Great Plains experience preferred
PCard experience a plus
Ability to troubleshoot and analyze issues, perform root cause analysis, and work to come up with solutions
Verbal communication skills

Are you the right fit?

Our ideal candidates are the type of people that want to get up for work every day, not sit around like a couch potato. The best candidates for AccuStaff are the ones who look at a glass half full, and are able to take advantage of each opportunity to show how they can contribute.  Do we control every opportunity?  Certainly not, but like our clients, we search for motivated people who want to succeed.

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