Junior Staff Accountant

Oskaloosa , IA Permanent $45,000.00 - $61,000.00 / Annual


This job is in-office 5 days per week at a very prestigious 60+ year old company in Oskaloosa Iowa

Local candidates only

Ideal candidate has 2-4 years as an Accountant and expertise in journal entries, capable of accurately recording financial transactions and maintaining organized records. A strong grasp of accounts payable is crucial, as candidates must efficiently manage invoices and payments to suppliers. Candidates should also demonstrate proficiency in posting cash transactions, ensuring timely and accurate updates to cash balances. Proficiency in bank reconciliation is a must, enabling candidates to identify discrepancies between bank statements and internal records. Additionally, candidates should possess the ability to generate daily cash flow statements, providing insights into the company's liquidity position. Finally, expertise in managing accounts receivable is essential, encompassing tasks such as invoicing customers and tracking outstanding payments

Reconcile bank and credit card statements

Prepare daily production reporting and record appropriate entries in ERP system

Monitor inventory and variance accounts

Track fixed assets and record monthly depreciation

Assist with the month-end close and financial reporting process

Reconcile general ledger accounts by preparing and maintaining appropriate schedules

Collaborate with staff to monitor accounts payable and receivable

Prepare weekly disbursements

Monitory daily receipts and post to customer accounts

Perform general bookkeeping and organize financial forms, documents and receipts

Prepare and file quarterly sales and use tax reports

Analyze current procedures and recommend best practices to reduce expenses and increase revenue

Cross train in other administrative positions to fill in as needed

Ability to demonstrate skills using ERP systems, Report Writing tools and Microsoft Office applications


Proficiency in accurately recording financial transactions in journals or accounting software. This includes understanding debits and credits and how to properly categorize transactions

Sage Software Experience

Strong knowledge of accounts payable processes

Capability of accurately posting cash transactions to ensure timely updates to cash balances. This involves recording cash receipts and disbursements accurately.

Proficiency in bank reconciliation

Ability to generate daily cash flow statements

Expertise in managing accounts receivable

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For 43 years Criterion Executive Search has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading executive staffing and recruiting firms. As one of Tampa, FL first recruiting & staffing agencies we have been privileged to work with leading companies throughout the state of Florida. Those same strategic partnerships have allowed us to perfect our personalized, life-cycle approach to placing the ideal candidates with their ideal companies.

Our innovative individualized placement strategies allow us to match Finance & Accounting professionals with companies throughout the country, and beyond. Each of our job placement specialists has a minimum of two years in the recruiting industry and an average of nearly 15 years of experience. Each recruiter has their own, personal, and direct experiences within their specialization.

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Job Id Number : 10640
Staffing Industry : Finance & Accounting
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