Accountant 2

  • Company: Adecco
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: December 21, 2016
  • Reference ID: 234763066
Adecco, a division of the world leader in the recruitment of office and finance professionals is currently recruiting for an Accountant in Pittsburgh PA.

This opportunity is working with one of our premier clients.
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Position Details:
Position: Accountant
Location: Pittsburgh PA

Responsibilities for this Accountant
Responsible for analyzing financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

Bachelor's degree in accounting or related financial discipline required
An advanced degree in a financial discipline is preferred
2 to 4 years financial and/or accounting experience required

Skills and Competencies:
Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and critical thinking
Ability to work independently and manage one's time
Ability to apply accounting and mathematical principles to work as needed
Ability to analyze business trends and project future revenues and expenses - preferred
Knowledge of federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations as related to accounting Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and any other related accounting software

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare, examine or analyze accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs
Develop, implement, modify, and document record-keeping and accounting systems
Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements

This individual will be assisting with monthly accounting and closing responsibilities, ad hoc assignments. A lot of what they will be doing will be around month end close and they should be comfortable working in PeopleSoft do to research. If they have SAP experience they can be considered. This group does not look at revenue but at how much it costs to run different sections of the company so they will be looking for candidates with cost center experience if possible (looking for individuals with a cost slant). Coming from the financial side of an Operations company would actually be a good fit and they would not need to have come from another bank or financial.

Individuals need to have a finance or accounting background.

Experience: financial analysis, financial reporting, month end close activity, general accounting, and special projects. Familiarity with General ledger processing, reconciliations, expense impact to General Ledger.

Systems skills preferred: Hyperion, Peoplesoft Financials, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Adecco offers a competitive benefit package.


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Important information: This position is being recruited for by Adecco's National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the "apply now" button to submit your resume.

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