Staff Accountant

Saint Petersburg, FL 33716

Post Date: 02/16/2018 Job ID: 486006 Industry: Accounting

The Reserves Network is currently seeking an experienced Staff Accountant for a client in Clearwater, FL to be responsible for ensuring that all accounting functions assigned by the Accounting Manager are performed as specified, and that all reports are completed in a timely and accurate fashion.  Some of the accounting functions include preparation of financial reports, transmittal of financial information to parent company in their format, reconciliations, maintenance of fixed asset data base, sales and property tax returns as well as special analyses or projects assigned by management.  Assists other accounting employees to resolve daily operational problems.  Provides backup for critical tasks in Accounting Manager s absence.


What we offer:

         Competitive base pay depending on experience ($50-$60k/annually)

         Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

         401k plan for tenured associates

         Full time employment

         Weekly pay with direct deposit

         Uncapped referral bonuses for our employees

         Shift: Monday-Friday. 8:00am-5:00pm


Job Duties include:

         Coordinates the month-end closing processes, including the preparation and input of month end journal entries. Reconciles general ledger account balances in detail.

         Prepares internal financial reports, forecasts and analyses as directed in a timely and accurate manner.

         Provides assistance to other accounting associates (e.g. A/P, A/R, Billing/Payroll) to resolve daily operations problems.

         Applies Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the company s General Ledger accounts.

         Oversees process to account for all company fixed assets and maintains fixed asset detail listing in an accurate and complete fashion and coordinates periodic audits to ensure accuracy.

         Prepares and publishes financial and other performance indicators in required format for monthly presentation to all company associates.

         Verifies compliance of employee expense reports to company guidelines.

         Assists with the annual financial plan, year-end close, as well as the preliminary and after year-end financial audits.

         Completes the monthly sales and use tax return and the annual tangible personal property tax return in a timely and accurate fashion.

         Prepares special financial reports and other analyses using FTP Client/Excel/GQL as requested.

         Disburses petty cash and ensures proper documentation and signature compliance per policy.

         Maintains Accounts Payable vendor database and payables check controls to minimize risk exposure.

         Prepares and submits all federal censuses in a timely and accurate manner as required.

         Responsible for the accurate preparation and timely reporting of daily sales and bookings reports.

         Creates, reports and complies with parent entity reporting requirements including reconciliation to foreign business code regulations.

         Certifies bi-weekly ADP payroll summaries and verifies electronic 401K records for bi-weekly payment to service provider.

         Develops and recommends policy and procedure changes that will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Accounting Department and the Company as a whole.



         Bachelor s Degree in Accounting

         4-5 verifiable years minimum accounting experience 

         Strong knowledge of PC and spreadsheet applications (EXCEL)

         Detail oriented and very accurate                   

         Strong organizational skills                                                           

         Strong personal relation skills                          

         Ability to make independent judgments

         Ability to work with minimal supervision         

         Strong analytical and problem solving skills

         Ability to set priorities, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines


If interested please send a resume to: 


Please call the office at (727) 228-4010 after resume submittal. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.

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