Sargent & Blais Personnel Services, Inc. - Schenectady, NY

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Job Code: 383298

Job Category: Accounting
Location: NY - Schenectady

Locally owned service organization celebrating 25+ years of service in the Capital Region is in search of an Accountant. This is a key position within the organization and contributes to the overall success of the organization. The Accountant reports to the Controller and will act as back up as necessary. Daily duties include journal entries for several diverse entities; credit card reconciliations; bank reconciliations; posting weekly payroll for up to 100 multi-state individuals; processing of monthly, quarterly and annual reports to Controller and owners. While the daily tasks associated with this job are somewhat repetitive in nature, this is a position that requires extreme attention to detail to handle the specific nuances associated with the various entities you are handling. This is a high volume, deadline driven position and requires the ability to prioritize responsibilities. In addition, flexibility to switch gears at the discretion of owners and Controller for additional projects is also required. The ideal candidate must have a 4 year Accounting degree; a solid understanding of GAAP; experience handling the books of multiple locations and/or entities; proficiency in MS Excel to create spreadsheets, use formulas and pivot tables to create reports; solid MS Word and Outlook; previous experience processing weekly payroll; team player who is flexible to switch gears as necessary; understands the need for confidentiality and discretion; ability to quickly learn a proprietary software; familiarity with Quickbooks and Goldmine software is a plus. This is a temp-to-permanent position offering competitive salary of $40-50k depending on level and relevance of experience. In addition, this company offers benefits upon successful completion of the probationary period. This company requires successful completion of a criminal background check and credit check prior to a permanent offer.

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