Job Store Staffing is looking for an Accountant for a government agency. The assignment is for 1-1.5 year and the pay rate is $16-20.00 hourly.
Under general supervision, this position performs technical and professional general accounting activities including general ledger account research, preparation of various reconciliations, account analyses and roll forward schedules, as well as written narrative reports. Performs account analysis and prepares narrative reports (internal and external) explaining account activities and/or findings. This position is responsible for processing all purchase orders, performing a monthly review of the project ledgers, and assisting with the cash management function. Processes all requests for purchase orders and contracts; assigns accounting coding, ensures budget availability, tracks and maintains monthly reports and balances. Reviews project ledgers on a monthly basis to ensure all projects costs are properly classified with project codes; ensures projects are within budget and contractual limits. Prepares written documentation of findings, including thorough research and any recommended adjusting journal entries. Receives all contract related invoices and reviews the invoices for accuracy and completeness, in consideration of contractual provisions. Assist in the development and documentation of accounting and finance policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Methods, practices, principles, documents, and terminology used in financial and counting record keeping.
Minimum Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor s degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field, 1-2 years of previous experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.