Job Openings Staff Accountant

About the job Staff Accountant

My client is in Rochester Hills, Michigan, and offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Ideal candidates will thrive on solving challenges and handling multiple projects and components. The ideal candidate for this Staff Accountant position can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. If you can perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes, you might be a good fit for this role. This could be the ideal position for you, if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

How you will make an impact

- Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

- Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

- Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also, ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

- Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

- Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

- Take part in various department-wide initiatives

- Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing process

- Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

- In-depth experience with month-end balance sheet account reconciliations

- Conduct month-end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision

- Compose analyses for income statements and monthly balance sheets for management reporting

- Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

- Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable


- 3+ years of manufacturing accounting experience

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills

- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

- Strong attention to detail

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

- Notable analytical, quantitative, and social skills

- Month-end closings experience required

- Strong experience with Percent of Completion

- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, prioritize deals, and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

- ERP system experience

- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

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