Staff Accountant II, Payroll

  • Location
    Southfield, Michigan
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842879_2718625

Parker + Lynch is seeking a Corporate Accountant for our multi-billion dollar client located in Southfield, MI to be responsible for maintaining general ledger account balances, preparing accurate monthly financial reports, reconciling and general ledger accounts, reviewing reports for inconsistencies and inaccuracies, supporting external audit activities and executing other ad hoc reporting and departmental requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, maintain and reconcile g/l account balances
  • Ensures compliance with local tax and audit requirements
  • Reviews and analyzes financial statement accounts for accuracy
  • Conduct variance analysis and present findings to management
  • Assists with month end close process
  • Posts journal entries
  • Provides support for external audit activities

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • 1-3 years of experience in public accounting at a Big 4 or large regional regional firm
  • CPA designation preferred
  • Strong analytic skills and attention to detail
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft applications and spreadsheet applications
  • Working experience in integrated accounting software is a plus
What's in it for you?
  • Lots of exposure to senior management
  • Ability to make an impact and add value
  • Nice work environment
  • Profitable company
  • Numerous opportunities for growth 
If you're interested in this role or other finance or accounting positions, submit an MS Word resume for immediate consideration