Accountant

Conklin, NY 13748

Posted: 08/21/2019 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 127840
Staffworks is currently recruiting for a Temp-to-Hire Accountant for a client in the Binghamton, NY area!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Includes but is not limited to,
Manage the operations of the accounting department.
Oversee the activities of any supplier to which functions have been outsourced.
Oversee the accounting operations of any subsidiaries of the parent company.
Maintain a system of accounting policies and procedures.
Verify that supplier invoices should be paid, and pay them by the designated due date, taking early payment discounts where this is economical to do so.
Issue invoices to customers as soon as goods have been sold or services delivered.
Collect accounts receivable promptly.
Record cash receipts in a timely manner and deposit them promptly.
Complete bank reconciliations for all bank accounts at regular intervals.
Make scheduled debt payments as needed.
Operate an adequate accounting software package.
Maintain a chart of accounts that fulfills the record keeping needs of the business.
Maintain an orderly filing system for all paper-based and/or E-copies of accounting records, including a system of document archiving and destruction.
Maintain a comprehensive system of controls over all accounting functions.
Compile and issue accurate financial statements on a timely basis.
Measure the financial and operational performance of the business and report this information in ongoing reports to management.
Prepare various financial analyses for management.
Assist in the preparation of the company s annual report.
Provide information needed by outside auditors to examine the company s financial statements and accounting system.
Coordinate the creation of the annual budget, as well as testing it for achievability.
Calculate variances between actual and budgeted results and report the reasons for the variances to Management.
Monitor the company s compliance with debt covenants and warn management of covenant breaches.
Comply with any filing requirements imposed by local, state, or federal governing authorities.
Comply with all tax reporting and payment requirements.
Maintain confidentiality of financial information and investment decisions
Proven work experience as an Accountant or similar role.
Explore investment options and present risk and opportunities
Coordinate with the CFO and the executive team on long-term financial planning.

This position involves overseeing
Management: Oversee the operations of accounting/finance department, accounting staff, as well as its outsourced activities/functions.
Transactions: Proper processing of all types of business transactions including supplier invoices, customer billing, cash receipts and disbursements.
Reporting: Preparation of the standard set of monthly financial statements, as well as a variety of management reports.
Planning: Coordinating the creation of the annual budget, as well as the investigation and reporting of any subsequent variances between it and actual results.
Compliance: Compliance with a variety of tax reporting requirements, government reports, debt covenants, and accounting standards.

Education and/or Experience:
5-6 years related experience
Expertise in MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and using advanced formulas)
Familiarity with finance databases
Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP)
Up-to-date with accounting laws and regulations
Excellent analytical skills
Ability to present financial data using detailed reports and charts
Demonstrable strategic thinking skills
Confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information
BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
Relevant certifications (e.G. CFA/CPA) is a plus
Please contact the Staffworks branch office closest to you for more information.
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