Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842888_2734999

Parker+Lynch is currently seeking a Staff Accountant in Phoenix. 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly journal entries (accruals, reclasses and allocations) for assigned areas
  • Analyze spend across multiple expense lines and provide explanations for major variances to budget, prior period and prior year
  • Perform reviews and analysis of escheated items to support regulatory reporting around unclaimed property and manage unclaimed property process
  • Manage accounting flow and reporting for the company’s purchasing credit card (pcard) program
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis ensuring items are cleared timely
  • Assist with audits on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Analyze and implement process improvements with the assistance of manager
  • Document processes and cross train in other areas in order to provide support during absences
  • Other duties and/or special projects as assigned
  • Ability and flexibility to take on additional work with varied levels of complexity

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree or Master’s degree in Accounting required, CPA track a plus
  • 2-4 years of accounting experience in a similar role working with the general ledger in a medium or large sized company preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Windows (v2007 or newer)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Access or similar database query and reporting tools
  • Experience with accounting processes, journal entries, allocations and accruals
  • Highly analytical and organized, paying attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong interpersonal and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

For immediate consideration for the Staff Accountant position or to be considered for other opportunities, please apply directly or submit your resume to kristina.mclain@parkerlynch.com