Kelly Services Senior Accountant in Durham, North Carolina

Seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join a large non-profile company located downtown Durham, NC for a 3 month contract

  • Full Time, Monday through Friday, 8-5 or flexible

  • Desired Start 08/14

  • 3 month assignment, could be extended – NOT intended to become a temp to hire.

Accountant III (Senior Accountant) reporting to Durham, NC office

Performs accounting functions and conducts the theory and practice of recording, classifying, examining and analyzing data and records of financial transactions. Reviews and consolidates Country Office financials on a monthly basis.

Processes and records journal entries, cash receipts/field cash management and wire payments. Responds to inquiries and assist in trainings. Maintains general ledger accounts and supporting sub-ledgers and produces various accounting reports. Participates in various accounting projects including external or internal audits, system upgrades, changes to accounting processes or procedures and other projects as assigned.

  • Applies accounting principles and practices to a limited range of accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cost accounting and/or other fiscal functions.

  • Provides support for field programs by conducting live meeting training on financial systems and processes.

  • Works with Global Program Management (GPM) staff to help them understand the financial aspects of the assigned Country Offices.

  • Reviews Country Office monthly financial reports for month end closings involving cash and travel reconciliations, accuracy of reports, and cost allowances.

  • Reconciliation of accounts or reports, examination of various financial statements for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to guidelines, and maintenance of subsidiary ledgers.

  • Assists in various financial analysis projects and closure of accounting records.

  • Reconciles US based sub recipients with the General Ledger accounts.

  • Reviews inter department cash requests and journal entries.

  • Assists with internal and external audit request.

  • Prepares field office risk assessment reports.

  • Independently applies accounting principles and practices to a variety of accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cost accounting and/or other fiscal functions.

  • Work may include: account report preparation and reconciliation, development and implementation of control systems for determining and distributing costs, working with administrators to develop and operate accounting systems, examination of a variety of accounting documents to verify conformance with internal policies and external accounting standards.

  • Prepares reports and statements requiring interpretation and analysis.

  • This is an advance level position in which the incumbent has the ability to perform complex, specialized accounting functions.

  • May lead cost accounting or other fiscal operations and functions.

  • Ensures daily operations of the accounting systems, develops non- standard reports and statements requiring interpretation and analysis of trends.

  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Related Field.

  • 5+ years of accounting experience in public accounting firm or a large company.

  • Deltek/Costpoint experience is highly desired.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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