Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842888_2739942

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

The 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.

 

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 or equivalent of 15 years of related experience.
  • One to three years of relevant accounting experience.
  • 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.