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Akron, OH

Salary: $50-$55k
Date Posted: March 15, 2018
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 302039

Job Description

Staff Accountant - Akron OH - $50 to $55k

Our client in Akron is looking for a Staff Accountant!

This will be a permanent position and the starting salary range is $50-55K, depending on level of experience. 

The Staff Accountant role is a great opportunity for stability and growth with our client!

* Benefits (medical, dental, Life, PTO, etc) will be offered. *

This role will ensure compliance and provide top notch support to internal customers.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with the daily operations of accounting department including general accounting and accounts payable 
  • Completes sales tax filings ensuring they are completed timely and accurately
  • Monitors accuracy and compliance of sales tax for point of sale purposes 
  • Prepares regulatory reports and assists in filing those reports with local, state, and federal agencies
  • Provides recommendations and analysis to accounting management team
  • Effectively works with other department leaders and managers to provide information as necessary
  • Assists with monthly and annual close process including accruals, and reconciliations; Assists with annual external audits
  • Completes special projects as required

Skills Needed:

  • Must be able to analyze and solve more complex accounting and business problems
  • Ability to communicate successfully with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Must demonstrate the ability to be disciplined, self-motivated, self-managed and be able to multi-task
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and to do what is necessary to ensure timely completion of financial statements
  • Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within company
  •  Demonstrated advanced Microsoft Excel skills are required, including advanced functions
  • Ability to interpret accounting information and to institute procedure, and/or operational corrections and modification
  • Must maintain highly confidential information
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general ledger and accounting software packages


  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of related accounting experience
  • Multi-site retail experience
  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Solid verbal and written communications skills
  • Advanced Excel required
  • ACCPAC experience preferred