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Accounting Specialist - Contract to Hire
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Enclipse Corp. | Aurora, CO
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Job Description

Accounting Specialist - Contract to Hire


  • Reviews general ledger accounts and prepares and adjusts journal entries.

  • Performs account analysis and reconciliation, including bank statements and intercompany general ledger accounts.

  • Maintains the general ledger chart of accounts.

  • Assists with initial internal control evaluations.

  • Posts monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.

Top Daily Responsibilities:

  • Journal Entries (ranging from simple, to very complex)

  • Reconciliations (ranging from simple to very complex)

  • Fixed Asset and Property Accounting (cap vs. expense analysis, supporting projects, impairment analysis)

  • Process Improvements and Innovations

  • Support monthly and quarterly financial reporting (US GAAP and Statutory Reporting)

  • Evaluate transactions and record to the GL as necessary to ensure financials are accurate and complete.

  • Perform financial analysis of actual results against budget/forecast and understand the business environment to ensure financial statements are reported in accordance with US GAAP.

  • Research technical accounting issues and work with management on solutions


  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Accounting/Finance combination (Finance alone is not sufficient) CPA preferred

  • Big 4 accounting (KPMG, PWC, EY, Deloitte) experience and/or big public company experience preferred.

  • 3 years of experience; mix of industry or public accounting/audit experience preferred

  • Federal Check Required

  • MVR Required

  • Strong US GAAP skills (beyond basic debits/credit understanding)

  • Knows how to efficiently/effectively utilize Excel and other office products (Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)

  • Strong communication skills/knows how to hold meetings, seek out support to resolve issues and projects, can articulate information at both a macro and micro level depending on audience

  • Strong analytical/reporting skills

  • Strong professional skepticism

  • Strong technical/functional skills (eg, solid understanding of US GAAP, knack for systems like PeopleSoft/Oracle)

  • Deals well with ambiguity - can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably, can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty

  • Has a risk/control mindset (eg, can identify risk areas and recommend mitigation; has had experience dealing with SOX)

  • Problem Solver - uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; looks beyond the obvious

  • Can learn on the fly - learns quickly when facing new problems, a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks

  • Priority Setting - spends his/her time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks, creates focus.

    Limited Local Travel Required; Some travel to other regions may be required


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location