Warren Averett Staffing and Recruiting is seeking an experienced accountant who is comfortable working "hands on" with a team for a company in the Gulf Coast Region of Florida.  The ideal candidate will have more than 2 years of experience with month end close in a medium size company.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with AP and AR
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Prepare sales tax returns for multiple states
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Maintains confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting
  • Minimum of 2 years of general ledger accounting experience
  • Understanding of GAAP accounting and controls
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with experience in financial reporting tools, Excel, Pivot Tables, Macros, V/H lookups, logical statements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Team player, demonstrated strong analytical abilities, positive can-do mentality with willingness to “roll up your sleeves” when necessary
  • Proficiency in the use of Quickbooks

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