• Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Contract to Hire
  • Job #138709

Role: Accountant

Company:: Airport – 143/University 

Hours: Mon- Friday 8-5 flexible to start

100% in office for training, after Hybrid 2-3 remote depending on manager approval

Start: ASAP

Environment: business casual- jeans acceptable

Reports to: Controller-

Benefits: fairly standard – medical, dental, eye. PTO includes standard holidays and 2-3 weeks. We do offer a 409(K) but no match at this time.


  • More AR and GL than AP
  • 20–30-million-dollar company
  • 3-5 years would be ideal
  • Responsibilities: AR (not invoicing customers) including collections, deductions, penalties – managing this could be complex, GL: helping controller as a support with daily GL work- bank reconciliations, posting, and eventually help with reporting
  • Degree preferred, not required


Position Summary

The  Staff Accountant focuses on general ledger management, account reconciliations, accounts receivable, month-end reporting and fixed assets. 

You will add value by taking a lead role in monthly maintenance and closing of the general ledger, partnering with the organization to develop or enhance internal controls, and improving key financial processes including order to cash, general ledger accounting and fixed assets. You will also have opportunities to work with finance senior leadership as well as management across our other departments.


Essential Functions

  • Prepare journal entries, bank and general ledger account reconciliations

  • Preparation and analysis of financial statements and supporting schedules

  • Oversee accounts receivable including invoicing, customer credit reviews, application of payments and deductions management

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to develop processes that enhance internal controls while maintaining operational efficiency and effectiveness

  • Review financial records, processes, and accounts to ensure accuracy

  • Maintain fixed asset and depreciation schedules

  • Assist with preparation and review of sales and use tax returns and registrations

  • Identify pain points in accounting processes and develop solutions to solve them

  • Support the Controller in costing analysis and ERP system setups

  • Assist as needed with accounts payable


Experience and Skills

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, business, or related field

  • 3-5 years of experience in an accounting role

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with rapidly growing, start-up companies is a plus

  • Experience in manufacturing and/or consumer products

  • Experience with ERP systems including Microsoft Dynamics

  • Knowledge of US GAAP

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all constituents, internally and externally

  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to multi-task and intellectual curiosity

  • Able to work cohesively as part of a team and provide support to different team members or departments

  • Ability to manage and establish priorities in a fast-paced environment



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