Accountemps in Newport News, VA

  • Industry: Accounting - Others
  • Type: Full Time
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Accountemps is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant with terrific organizational skills to take up a long-term temporary position at a growing company in the Service industry. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will play an active role in compliance, collaborate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Newport News, Virginia region.

Key responsibilities

- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

- Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

- Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

- Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

- Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

- Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

- Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

- Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner


- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

- Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

- Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Strong familiarity with government contracts

- Accounts Payable (AP) experience highly desired

- Proven knowledge of Balance Sheet Reconciliation

- Foundational knowledge in Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

- Knowledge of year end closings

- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Skilled with ERP systems

Inquires and applies directly to Delia Longoria at 757-624-1100 or send resume to

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

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