Junior Accountant

Staffing Now
Published
October 1, 2021
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

Description

Accountant responsibilities include:

  • Posting and processing journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Accurately perform daily reconciliations of cash, check and credit card transactions
  • Complete month end close procedures
  • Resolve accounts payable and receivable issues or queries
  • Ensure compliance with organization guidelines and procedures

Job brief
We are looking to hire a Junior Accountant with an analytical mind and fantastic organizational skills to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. Junior Accountants should be detail oriented, comfortable under pressure, have strong problem-solving skills, and deliver under tight deadlines. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company's finances.
Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the junior accountant's day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be proficient in math and have a solid understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices. Top candidates will have outstanding report writing skills with the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.
The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.
Responsibilities

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Develop monthly financial statements that include cash flow, profit and loss statements, and balance sheets in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly reports
  • Assist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
  • Assist with other accounting projects

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a junior accountant
  • 3-5 years of prior accounting experience
  • Analytical mind with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail with superb organizational skills
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software
  • BS/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field
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