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Kforce Accountant in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of an Accountant in Saint Louis, MO.Key Tasks:

  • Maintains adequate accounting and control for various accounting functions

  • Prepares journal entries

  • Maintains and reconciles general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts

  • Prepares financial statements and reports

  • Maintains and supports development of automated accounting systems, controls, and procedures

  • Prepares and develops reports for management and/or for regulatory authorities

  • Responds to inquiries regarding accounting policies, procedures, and issues from management, external auditors, and regulatory authorities

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience

  • Five or more years of experience in financial accounting activities

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office applications

  • Considerable knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other regulations

  • Hold FINRA Series 27 or 99 license or be able to pass testing within 6-month window

  • Considerable knowledge of accounting, reporting, and analysis

  • Ability to identify and resolve exceptions and to analyze data

  • Experience in project management and working across teams to drive results

  • Audit experience

  • CPA preferred

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years