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Staff Accountant

Phoenix, AZ 85085

Job Function: Accounting/Auditing Job Number: 402375

Job Description

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is a nationally recognized professional staffing and recruiting firm that is currently looking for a Staff Accountant with 5 plus years’ experience working in an Aerospace or Manufacturing environment. This is a Direct opportunity in Phoenix, AZ for an Aerospace Electronics  company.

Salary: $80K
Shift: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Job Description:
Under general supervision, employee is responsible for assisting in the administration and performance of general accounting activities in a manufacturing environment, including the maintenance of the general ledger. Other duties involve participating in the preparation of periodic financial reports - monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement packages.  Must be able to demonstrate skills for simplifying and improving accounting systems and internal controls.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Could be involved in any aspect of the Accounting Department including:
  • Balance sheet account analysis and accuracy of transactions affecting the general ledger, and various distribution journals (shop floor control, inventory control, accounts payable, accounts receivable, customer orders) in a manufacturing environment;
  • Periodic financial statements and related schedules;
    • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of account analyses and reconciliations;
    • Timely preparation of journal entries and execution of the periodic closing process;
  • Able to effectively compile selective historical data;
  • Review and understanding of Periodic Company Sales and Bookings reports;
  • Reconciliation of inventories held in-house and on consignment to others;
  • Coordination with Payroll Administrator as required;
  • Monthly bank statement reconciliations;
  • Business sales and use tax reporting for periodic filing with state government agencies;
  • Maintaining fixed assets and appropriations schedules in agreement with the general ledger as required;
  • Coordinate with U.S. Customs broker to prepare U.S. Customs (USMCA) reconciliations for items transferred to and from, and in support of, CCS’ maquiladora;
  • Potential for supervision of Accounting Personnel to be determined by experience and performance;
Skills and Requirements:
  • Applicant must be ITAR compliant;
  • Bachelors of Accounting degree from an accredited university;
  • Strong sense of ethics, integrity, and accountability;
  • Accurate and organized;
  • Knowledge of cost accounting functions with experience in a manufacturing environment considered beneficial;
  • Experience with standard cost systems and variance analysis considered beneficial;
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel desired with demonstrable ability to create pivot tables, lookup tables, charts, and graphs;
  • Excellent written, analytical, and oral communication skills;
  • Exceptional emotional intelligence, ability to work collaboratively and build consensus across the organization;
  • Work consistently in a team-oriented environment with overtime and travel as required;
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities;
  • Passion for excellence and commitment to personal development.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers to flex and extend fingers with opposition of thumb-palmar grasp, talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, stoop, reach, turn, twist, push, pull, and to move within all areas of the facilities and parking lots.  A computer is used to access, input, and retrieve data.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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