Staff Accountant

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  • Specialty:

    Accounting & Finance
    • City:

      Cambridge
    • State:

      MA
  • Assignment Type:

    Contract
  • Job Id:

    42553
  • Payrate:

    $24.00

Description

Premier client in the Cambridge area is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team on a temp to hire basis.  The Staff Accountant will be assigned to a specific department and will provide direct support to the financial team. This is a great opportunity for a junior level candidate to gain great experience on a temp to hire basis. Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. $24-$25/hr DOE

 

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial management of general, fund, and research accounts for finance department
  • Monitor account activity and expenditures for compliance with guidelines and approved budgets
  • Reconcile account statements and salary expense reports in accordance with the financial review and control process
  • Prepare monthly projections, review and approve invoices and process requisitions and review purchase order commitments
  • Approve requests for payment, travel expense reports, and other accounting forms
  • Assist with developing proposal budgets and preparing current and pending support
  • Conduct quarterly review of F&A rates and monthly review of closing report
  • Process account closeouts including compliance audit
  • Overseeing and maintain all financial documentation and electronic files
  • Additional accounting functions and projects as directed.

Staff Accountant Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred
  • 1-3 years of financial or accounting experience
  • Experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and additional accounting and purchasing systems preferred; i.e., SAP, Oracle, Cognos, etc..
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Attention to detail and excellent follow through; and strong accounting skills.
  • Must demonstrate sound judgment and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 

 

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