Staff Accountant in Miami, FL at Volt

Date Posted: 6/30/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Miami, FL
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is an executive recruiting firm that specializes in placing accounting and finance professional with top notch companies. We have partnered with a premier company in the Greater Miami area has an immediate need for a Staff Accountant. Your attention to detail and ability to prioritize deadlines will be a tremendous asset to this fast-paced highly functional team. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for month-end closing activities to include preparing journal entries, maintaining financial reporting schedules, reconciling general ledger accounts and providing guidance and interpretation on accounting policies and procedures. The Staff Accountant must be able to work directly with Senior Management on a regular basis to address accounting issues within critical accounts while taking direct ownership and responsibility of assigned tasks and projects This is a fast paced environment that requires engagement with multiple levels of personnel throughout the company to get the job done. Are you ready to rise to the challenge?

What you’ll be doing:

  • Perform monthly closing procedures to produce financial statements in a timely manner and prepare general ledger account reconciliations for balance  sheet accountants.
  • Staff Accountant will work within the finance department and support senior management and with performing complex technical and administrative functions including general accounting, payroll administration, bookkeeping, financial reporting and administrative support.
  • Gather necessary supporting documentation to enter journal entries into the general ledger accounting system
  • Assists with the preparation and posting of journal entries, reconciliations and analysis for assigned general ledger accounts
  • Perform in-depth analysis of financial statements, including subjective accounting areas that require strong analytical skills as a basis for reconciling differences and resolving issues
  • Analysis and update inventory usage and write-off, for various stages of the product and identify and resolve inventory reconciling items
  • Review of inventory receipts and purchasing activity for inventory vendors to ensure reasonableness of any recorded variances and ensure all liabilities are properly recorded
  • Other Ad-Hoc tasks to be defined

What we are looking for in you:

  • BBA/BS in Accounting; Masters in Accounting, MBA
  • 2-4 years plus general ledger accounting and/or public accounting experience; must have a solid understanding of accounting concepts
  • Advanced Excel skills required, including the ability to use V-lookups and pivot tables
  • Experienced in the use of accounting software (experience in Microsoft Dynamics accounting software preferred)
  • Ability to accomplish difficult tasks with minimal oversight and maintain a consistent level of accuracy in all assigned areas
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to present solutions to difficult accounting problems
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and follow-up skills


Staff Accountants are assigned to accounting areas that require strong analytical skills as a basis for applying their judgment on accruing estimated revenues or expenses. Staff Accountants are expected to possess strong problem-solving skills along with the effective communication skills needed to discuss and explain accounting issues with the accounting management team. Staff Accountants should have the ability to coordinate project work with other department managers to improve accounting processes and/or build accounting efficiencies within the Accounting Department’s monthly and quarterly closing cycles.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer