Accounting Contractor

Posted 03/30/2023 By Jennifer Keane

Accounting Contractor needed- Established South Shore Law firm.

Looking to take the next step in your accounting career?

Check out this fantastic opportunity for a Staff Accountant at a dynamic firm.

The responsibilities of the Staff Accountant include preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation.

Many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility during the monthly close. You will also participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This role also involves the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

The Plymouth, Massachusetts based company is offering this position on a long-term contract / temporary basis. They provide an innovative work environment where effort is rewarded.

What you get to do every day

- Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

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

- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

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

- Maintain monthly payment schedules

- Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

- Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reporting

- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Partake in annual closing processes

- Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments


- Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Recent and relevant accounting experience

- Proficient in ERP systems

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

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

- General ledger experience preferred

- Accounts Payable (AP) experience

- Strong familiarity with journal entries

- Self-starter and strong ethical standards

- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

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