Staff Accountant

Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group in collaboration with its client, a banking and financial services company, is searching for a professional and skilled Staff Accountant. The Accountant will be responsible for provide support and perform general accounting functions with an emphasis on processing and maintaining the accounts payable records. A successful candidate will have comprehensive accounting experience and experience using Great Plains and SAP Ariba. If you're looking for an exciting new opportunity in your career, apply now!

  • Prepare and maintain the general ledger and sub ledgers related to accounts payable
  • Assisting with filing and record keeping for invoices and support documentation as required
  • Manage and verify all expense reports and ensure compliance with company policies
  • Enter basic invoice information into accounting system on daily basis and route new invoices for authorization on daily basis
  • Maintain records, files, and documentation, accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Perform checks to ensure data integrity and to spot/correct inconsistencies in accounting work
  • Support multiple projects, identify opportunities, and carry out ad hoc tasks
  • Liaison between internal staff and external associates and communicate needs and changes

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field required
  • 2+ years of general accounting, tax and accounts payable processing experience required
  • Extensive knowledge of U.S GAAP, accounting policies, procedures and regulations
  • Prior experience using accounting software such as SAP Ariba, Great Plains or similar systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; intermediate skills using Microsoft Excel
  • Detail and process oriented with the ability to multi-task and work on several projects together
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with teams or present recommendations
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret complex reports, needs and documentations


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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