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Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

About You: 

We are seeking a driven individual that is motivated by client satisfaction and continued success to join our Finance Team at our Tampa FL office.  

This role is responsible for assisting the Finance department in creating accurate and timely financial records for the organization. This position reports directly to the Financial Controller.  This role is expected to maintain financial reports, records and general ledgers, prepare and analyze budgets and perform general bookkeeping. Additionally, responsible for billing activities, such as accounts payable and accounts receivable.  

Essential Duties: 

  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances. 

  • Determines proper handling if financial transaction and approves transactions within designated limits.  

  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports, recording entries. 

  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments. 

  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions. 

  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions. 

  • Posts customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions. 

  • Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and from customers. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned.  


Other Responsibilities:  

  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization. 

  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the Premier Family of Companies  

  • Maintain Strict confidentiality of client, company, and personnel information.  

Required Education and Experience: 

  • At least 2 or more years in accounting or bookkeeping role. Must have prior experience with A/P, A/R, bank reconciliations, and financial reports. 

  • Associate’s degree desired but may substitute experience for degree 

  • Working knowledge of Accrual Accounting 

  • Attention to Detail, thoroughness, organization, analytical 

  • Data entry skills, general math skills, accounting rules, financial software (QuickBooks Online) 

  • Must be dependable and reliable 

  • Microsoft Office Skills – Strong overall computer skills and strong Excel skills (intermediate or higher level) 

Benefits include a competitive starting salary, Health, Dental, Vision, PTO programs, & more. 

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Associate Degree

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