Staff Accountant I


Urbandale, Iowa

20 days ago

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Staff Accountant I
Urbandale, Iowa

20 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Staff Accountant I
Duration: 6 + months (Temp-to-Hire)

Location: Urbandale, Iowa – 50323 
(The initial 4 to 8 weeks of training will be in the office. In office days will be reduced as their knowledge base increases. Once they have acquired a solid base knowledge they will switch to hybrid. We are in the office as a team every Tuesday and every other Monday)
 We will count on you to:
  • Prepare journal entries, money moves, payments, billing, administrative system accounting reports and/or consolidated statements.
  • Analyze and maintain the general ledger accounts and/or client insured records.
  • Prepare and analyze various accounting reports including variances to forecast, budget and prior year; may coordinate revenue and expense accruals; ensure timely and accurate monthly and quarterly close;
  • Perform variation and trend analysis for key general ledger accounts or reports; apply funds to insured records; process refunds to insured records; request payments for carriers and third parties. Findings may be presented to senior management, partners, carriers or clients.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and documentation of internal and external accounting and operating policies, procedures and process improvements for general accounting functions.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies, carrier agreements, SOX procedures, SSAE16 procedures, tax regulations, local GAAP and US GAAP and local statutory regulations (as applicable) regarding financial matters.
 What you need to have:
  • Associates degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced proficiency with MS Excel
  • Analytical and problem-solving mind-set
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
 What makes you stand out:
  • College degree in finance, accounting, or related discipline
 Top 3 skills:
  • Analytical and problem-solving mind-set
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to details
 What can you expect:
  • Dynamic culture and collaborative team environment
  • Excellent training plan which will set you up for success
  • Opportunity to make an impact in a dynamic role, in which no two days are the same.
 What is in it for you:
  • Opportunity to grow your knowledge of the industry, through partnership with various internal stakeholders
  • Excellent opportunities for long-term growth within the company
  • Opportunity to work for a leading global company with great benefits

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $24.00/hr.