Oct 08, 2021

Staff Accountant - Contract

  • OneTrust
  • Syracuse, NY, United States

✍🏾Job Description

Staff Accountant - 4 month contract

Location: Syracuse, NY

Pay: $28/hr. / 58k

Length: 4 month contract with potential to extend

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for accounting and financial record keeping for assigned Client Projects, including:
o Assist Project Controller in compiling and analyzing financial information including budget variances.
o Meeting financial reporting deadlines.
o Assist Project Controller in preparing monthly cash and GAAP forecasts.
o Preparing balance sheet reconciliations.
o Assist in the preparation of annual budgets.
o Assist in the preparation of owner's board packages for their presentation.
o Oversee accounts payable transactions including preparing accounts payable checks for processing.
o Maintaining standardized workpapers for all balance sheet accounts and some income statement accounts, including but not limited to fixed asset records and depreciation.
o Preparing journal entries.
• Responsible for assigned Project Contract compliance
o Read and understand related contracts.
o Assist in ensuring compliance and correlation to monthly financials.
o Upload compliance deadlines and responsibilities into DocMinder
• Responsible to interact professionally with
o Outside CPA's in preparing the year-end Financial Statements, audits, tax preparation, and special accounting issues.
o Banking institutions and other third-party consultants. (Lawyers, etc.)
o Company's officers, asset managers, managers and administrative staff.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and at least 1 to 3 years' relevant accounting experience.
• Must exhibit strong communication skills.
• Time management, organizational abilities, and multi-tasking are essential to meet deadlines as this position will be expected to handle accounting for 3-5 companies simultaneously.
• Computer experience, including knowledge of accounting software (experience with Great Plains and/or Microsoft Dynamics a plus), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point.
• Strong decision-making skills and be detailed oriented.
• Strong organization, record keeping and time management skills.
• Experience in a professional business environment.