ACT Consulting has an immediate need for an Accountant with our direct client, a large health insurance company.
Please take a moment to review the job description. If this is something you are interested in, please send a copy of your resume to Listedbuy. com or contact us at 704-248-xyz X for additional details. ACT Consulting is a U. S. owned
and operated staffing company providing our clients with candidates on a national basis for contract, contract to hire, and direct hire engagements. Our clients are comprised mostly of Fortune 1000 companies, primarily in the areas of Information Technology, Engineering, Professional, Accounting and Finance Job Title: 15876269 - -Accountant Location: Columbia, SC Duration: 5 Months -Job Description: Monitor and/or reconcile assigned general ledger accounts of a complex nature, process complex accounting activity, resolve variances, and/or document procedures to ensure accuracy of accounting information and/or financial reports, and/or compliance with established rules and/or regulations.
-Provide functional advice and/or training to less experienced accountants. -30% Prepares daily and/or monthly account reconciliations of a complex nature. Ensures work conforms to all contract/business regulations and/or instructions as well as generally accepted accounting principles, federal acquisition regulations, cost accounting standards and/or departmental policies.
Maintains the General Ledger, processes the journal entries and/or generates the financial reports. -30% Reviews, analyzes, and/or verifies complex accounting and/or system transactions. Identifies resolves and/or documents variances, and/or provides accounting information to operational areas to help them identify and/or resolve problems. Supports the month end, quarter end and/or year end close activities in accordance with internal procedures and/or established timelines.
-25% Completes assigned reports in accordance with established due dates and/or produces management reports for cost behavior, trends, variances, and/or other pertinent information applicable to the given line of business. Reconciles General Ledger accounts and/or processes adjusting entries in accordance with internal procedures, maintaining compliance with applicable regulations. Reviews and/or provides support to related account reconciliation activities performed in other accounting areas (subsidiary ledgers).
-10% May maintain current work instructions for all activities in the area. Reviews all departmental policies, procedures, and/or forms used by the department to identify areas of potential improvement in those documents. Suggests updates and/or improvements in those documents or prepare a preliminary draft of the policies including the updates or improvements as necessary. -5% Assists Supervisor with special projects. Interfaces with internal and/or external audit agencies. Provides guidance and/or training to other accountants. Consults with other areas and/or gives advice on complex accounting principles.
Required Skills and Abilities: Comprehensive knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts, practices and procedures. Possesses excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills. Ability to work independently. Required Software and Tools: Microsoft Office. Ability to use data retrieval applications. Preferred Software and Other Tools: Able to write complex queries using database software. Work Environment: Typical office environment. Required Education: Bachelor's degree Accounting or related degree with 24 semester hours in accounting. (Anyone hired prior to August 1, 2008 in an accounting position only requires 21 semester hours of accounting.
) -Required Work Experience: 5 years of accounting experience. -Powered by Jazz HR
Location: Columbia, SC
Company: Act Consulting