Randstad Staff Accountant in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Staff Accountant

job details:

  • location:Marlborough, MA

  • salary:$45,000 - $55,000 per year

  • date posted:Wednesday, June 13, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Food and Kindred Products

  • reference:S_653167

  • questions:vilmarie.colon@randstadusa.com508-229-5446

job description

Staff Accountant

Our client, a fast growing food manufacturer for dressings and sauces, is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their growing team in Marlborough, MA. The Staff Accountant reports to the Accounting Manager. This position helps to maintain and control the General Ledger accounts and business transaction of the organization, applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records.


? Assist the with the day to day, quarterly and year-end operations of the Accounting/Finance Department; including the quarterly and annual financial close process.

? Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including cash accounts. Prepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files.

? Responsible for reviewing and approving all invoices related to raw materials and packaging and related freight. Discrepancies to be reviewed and resolved on a timely basis.

? Perform postings on a weekly and monthly basis to the general ledger files.

? Maintain the fixed asset and associated depreciation schedules, provide monthly detail to the management team.

? Review, process and record the monthly American Express Billing Statement.

? Prepare weekly management reports for distribution to the organization.

? Maintain vendor certificate of insurance files; making decisions on account status of vendors.

? Perform year end 1099 reporting for all vendors.

? Record all soybean/canola invoices noting depletion of contracts. Process these invoices for payment when oil is received.

? When necessary, perform the processing of A/P transactions, cash receipts, assist with payroll, payroll system and other payroll related items.

? Provide primary back-up support to credit and collections as needed.

? Perform credit limit reviews on a regular basis for existing customers to maintain up to date credit analysis and risk.

? Protect organization?s value by keeping information confidential.

? Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.

? Perform other such accounting, financial or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time- quite often on short notice- by CFO, Treasurer or Accounting Manager

Working hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to complete each essential duty satisfactorily and have the following:

  • Great organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic work environment.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and good record keeping.

  • Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the organization

  • High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management.


The qualified candidate must meet the following qualifications:

? Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel)

? Highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data

? Solid understanding of accounting standards and procedures

? Minimum of 2 years? experience in Accounting

? Bachelor?s Degree in Accounting, from a credible college or university

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