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Staff Accountant ($55k-$75k)

Date Posted: 8/11/2022

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Job Description

Are you looking to use your Accounting or Finance degree to become a staff accountant?  Apply today to launch your accounting career!  Ledgent Finance and Accounting is looking to support a new staff accounting team member to a business services partner of ours in Edina! This is a direct-hire position with enormous growth potential!!! 

Duties/Responsibilities:
*    Performs general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.
*    Prepares monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.
*    Maintains the general ledger.
*    Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
*    Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
*    Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
*    Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
*    Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
*    Files tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.
*    Coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.
*    Manages the purchasing and invoicing system.
*    Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
*    Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:
*    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
*    Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
*    Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
*    Ability to correctly prepare tax reports.
*    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.


*    Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance required
*    1+ years of accounting and financial reporting experience preferably in the property and casualty insurance industry
*    Prior experience with insurance accounting software applications and insurance company statutory reporting preferred
*    Advanced knowledge in Excel and working knowledge of Word
*    Ability to readily understand client/server-based core operating systems

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
To apply please email your resume to kham@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Edina, MN
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:1-2 years
  • Education:4 Year Degree
  • Date Posted:8/11/2022
  • Contact: Katie Ham (651) 252-2266
  • Pay Range: $55,000.00 - $75,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2112-144007