senior accountant in beaufort

tiffany bevan, tatum executive services
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US$ 40.00 - US$ 45.00 per hour
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beaufort, south carolina
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 40.00 - US$ 45.00 per hour
5 Years
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tiffany bevan, tatum executive services

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About the job

Summary of the Position:

The Accountant is responsible for conducting the theory and practice of recording, classifying, examining, and analyzing data and records of financial transactions. They respond to inquiries and assist in trainings, maintain general ledger accounts, support sub-ledgers, and produce various accounting reports. The accountant participates in various accounting projects including external or internal audits, system upgrades, changes to accounting processes or procedures and other projects, as assigned.

      location: Beaufort, South Carolina
      job type: Contract
      salary: $40 - 45 per hour
      work hours: 9 to 5
      education: Bachelor's degree
      experience: 5 Years

      Essential Functions:

      • Applies accounting principles and practices to all accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cost accounting and other fiscal functions.
      • Provides support, training and guidance as needed, to all staff, branch offices and other entities as needed to assist in the understanding of the financial aspects and requirements for each group.
      • Assist as needed in the review of the monthly financial data received for month end and year end closings.
      • Perform monthly reconciliation of accounts as assigned.
      • Assist in the examination of financial statements for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to guidelines.
      • Assists in various financial analysis projects and closure of accounting records.
      • Review and prepare for approval, inter department cash requests, and prepare entries to record the transactions.
      • Assists with internal and external audit request.
      • Preparing journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations and assisting with monthly close processes.
      • Independently applies accounting principles and practices to accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cost accounting and/or other fiscal functions.
      • Work may include account report preparation and reconciliation, development, and implementation of control systems for determining and distributing costs, working with administrators to develop and operate accounting systems, examination of a variety of accounting documents to verify conformance with internal policies and external accounting standards.
      • Responding to information requests, reviewing financial statements, and assisting with audits.
      • May be involved in system design and updates.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      • Independently interpret and apply thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and their application.
      • Apply thorough knowledge of applicable information technology to perform the accounting duties.
      • Compile, monitor, examine, and audit various accounts and reports for coding and entry accuracy, integrity, and conformance to accounting and program guidelines.
      • Assist in the development, evaluation, and implementation of changes to the organizations, accounting systems and processes.
      • Identify substantive issues and thoroughly and accurately research and analyze them.
      • Assist in the design and dissemination of data collection, reporting tools and financial reports.
      • Assist in the evaluation of current systems of control and recommend improvements/changes.
      • Prepare written and/or technical products which convey concise, comprehensive, and accurate findings and conform to guidelines; provide appropriate documentation to support conclusions.
      • Ability to establish effective working relationships that result in positive collaboration and fosters organizational success.

      Position Requirements:

      Education: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Related Field.

      Preferred Job-Related Experience:

      • Minimum of five (5) years of accounting experience in a public accounting firm or a large company.
      • Minimum of five (5) years of Government contracting experience
      • Experience with processing of accounts payable from start to finish, travel expense reporting review and processing.
      • Minimum of four (4) years of Costpoint experience in modules to include but not limited to, Accounts Payable, Materials and General Ledger

      Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

      • Knowledge of Federal Travel Regulations (FTR)
      • Good problem-solving and time management skills.
      • Excellent attention to detail.
      • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
      • Highly organized and detail-oriented
      skills: A/P Processing

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      Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

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