Junior Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Salary:

The Junior Staff Accountant is responsible for analyzing financial information, preparing journal entries, preparing financial reports and maintaining financial records in an accurate and timely manner. All assigned accounts will be updated, reconciled and maintain no high balances on account. This client is looking for someone relatively new to their career that wants to learn and grow within the organization- ample training will be provided. 


Essential Duties:

  • Manage the vendor receivables aging for assigned vendors to ensure vendor billings are deducted and vendor payments applied accurately within payment terms
  • Research and analyze discrepancies in vendor billings compared to program contract and coordinate corrective action
  • Audit system program tracking against vendor contract to identify recapture under billings (includes Net Cost Worksheet preparation and uploads)
  • Research and analyze vendor repays for reserve entries
  • Prepare journal entries and support accounting close
  • Complete monthly account reconciliations in an accurate and timely manner
  • Manage vendor samples and return to vendor requests
  • Research and prepare credit memos
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Accounting from four-year College or University 
  • preferably at least one year of experience but a highly intelligent candidate with a willingness to learn is also acceptable 
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and switch gears seamlessly.
  • Must be able to handle stress well.
  • Proven ability to prioritize workload, multi task and problem solve is a must in this position.
  • Strong people skills are a must in this position

    If this role looks like a good fit for you, please reply directly to this post for immediate consideration.