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Robert Half International Staff Accountant SPS in Kalamazoo, Michigan


Staff Accountant SPS

Accountemps Salaried Professional Service has a unique full-time Accounts Payable Clerk opportunity located in Kalamazoo, MI. We look for highly motivated accounting and finance individuals to add to our team and loan them out to our clients for mission critical projects. We pay a competitive salary, full benefits package, 401k and PTO, all while still allowing you to enjoy the variety that contract work provides. One of our biggest perks is you receive paid "bench time" for any down time between assignments. This position has been in existence for over 15 years!

The market for accounting & finance is on the rise in Michigan and we have seen a considerable pick up in the usage of longer term contract employees. Our clients like the Salaried Professional Service because it allows them to work with a highly skilled Accountant for a longer term project or interim role. Some examples of times when a client would turn to a Salaried Professional include merger or acquisition integration, system implementation or upgrades, outsourcing of business processes, medical or maternity leave coverage, and interim assistance during peak workloads.

Currently we are looking to fill this fantastic opportunity for a Staff Accountant through Accountemps SPS at a dynamic firm. This could be the next step in your accounting career! As a Staff Accountant, you'll be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. Many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close will be your responsibility. This position will also require you to participate in compliance, as well as communicate with external auditors for quarterly reviews, annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. For immediate consideration please email or call Jourdan at 616.454.5200.


  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation


  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • QuickBooks experience desired

  • Proficiency in Sage Accounting Software

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Foundational knowledge in SAP

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Kalamazoo, MI

Date Posted: October 21, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02220-9502713635

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance