Accountant

Phoenix, AZ 85043

Industry: Accounting - Finance Job Number: 1685

HotFoot Recruiters – Effective. Efficient. Talent Placement.

HotFoot Recruiters would like to announce the following opportunity available for immediate consideration.

 
Position:  Accountant
Location:  Phoenix
Salary/Pay:  55-70K

Summary

Accountant provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data.  Accountant is responsible for payroll processing, assisting with general ledger journal entries, assisting with accounts payable, assisting with accounts receivable, assisting with month-end closing activities, preparing balance sheet reconciliations, preparing month end reports, managing cost reporting and cost analysis for the Phoenix operations.  Additionally, the Accountant will assist with various finance projects, as needed.

Strong technical accounting knowledge, analytical, organizational and communication skills are essential for the success of an Accountant.  They should be detail-oriented team players and the ability to work independently, as needed.  An understanding of manufacturing accounting is important to their work.  Additionally, an Accountant needs strong interpersonal skills, as they work with a diverse number of people, such as executives, managers, vendors, customers and team members.  Along with these crucial skills, it is important that the Accountant is able to:
  • Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting data
  • Maintain accounting controls by following policies and procedures and recommend changes, if needed
  • Guide accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions
  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls
  • Prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends

 

Responsibilities/Duties:

 

The Accountant is responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting of the Phoenix location, along with the accounting team.  They are expected to maintain our business controls to ensure compliance to Sarbanes-Oxley.
  1. Prepare month end Journal Entries
  2. Prepare monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  3. Review manufacturing cost data and determine variance to plan and standards.  This should be done, at a minimum, monthly with a goal of reviewing weekly with the operations team
  4. Review other cost elements to plan and review variances
  5. Prepare monthly financial reports and specialized reports, as needed
  6. Assist with the weekly payroll process, working with the HR department
  7. Assist with managing accounts payable invoices
  8. Assist with managing accounts receivable invoices
  9. Assist with annual budgeting process
  10. Special Finance Projects, as required

 

Requirements/Qualifications:
  1. B.S. / B.A. in Accounting or Finance
  2. One to two year experience in accounting with experience in A/R, A/P, and payroll
  3. Proficiency in ERP accounting/manufacturing systems
  4. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  5. Strong attention to detail

 

About Hotfoot Recruiters:

HotFoots approach is simple. We put People First. We also know that an individual' s success starts with the right career opportunity. Our company was founded on the belief that the world is full of extremely talented people that may need a simple connection like HotFoot Recruiters to prove themselves to quality employers. HotFoot is an Arizona based company that has been providing talent placement solutions nationally for over 10 years. With additional offices in Wisconsin, Iowa and Flagstaff, Arizona; HotFoot provides recruiting services for companies of all sizes.  Learn more at HotFootrecruiters.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider application without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

 

Charlie Bristol

Charlie's proactive communication ensures excellent service to job seekers and guaranteed quality for our clients. He provides top-notch support and guidance throughout the recruitment process for all parties involved. Charlie takes pride in the opportunity to fulfill our client's needs by placing great people in positions they deserve.

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