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Staff Accountant

St. Petersburg, FL

Posted: 06/10/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Accounting Job Number: 21766 Pay Rate: $60,000 - $70,000

Job Description

Are you a self-driven Staff Accountant with looking to be a part of a dynamic and growing healthcare company? Well, this position could be for you! We are conducting a search for a Staff Accountant to join a top performing team in the Tampa area primarily responsible for assisting with month-end close, transactional accounting, process improvement and analysis. 

Staff Accountant Benefits and Compensation: 

  • A professional working environment (in office, St. Petersburg)
  • Collaborative team with top-notch leadership
  • Highly competitive compensation of $60,000 - $70,000 (commensurate with experience)  

Staff Accountant Job Duties:

  • Managing accounts payable using accounting software and
  • Handling accounts payable for separate entities and vendors
  • Analyzing workflow processes and improvement opportunities
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors
  • Ensuring bills and payroll are paid in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to departmental procedures
  • Processing payments and credit card transactions ensuring appropriate documentation
  • Processing transactions and performing accounting duties such as account maintenance, recording entries and reconciling books of accounts
  • Maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts. Ensure accuracy and completeness of all transactions.
  • Assist in processing invoices, payments, and receipts. Monitor accounts to ensure timely collection and payment.
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations and resolve discrepancies promptly.
  • Prepare documentation and schedules for external auditors. Assist in the implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP. Assist in the preparation of financial reports for management and stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiencies within the accounting department. Develop and implement strategies to streamline accounting processes, reduce errors, and enhance overall productivity.
  • Conduct special financial analyses and projects as assigned by management.

Staff Accountant Skills/Qualifications: 

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field highly preferred.
  • 1-3 years of accounting experience preferred. Experience in a corporate accounting environment is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel. Experience with accounting software (e.g., QBO, Intacct) is desirable.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare meaningful reports.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with a proactive approach to tasks and challenges.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

At Taylor White, we specialize in Accounting & Finance roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge, combined with our extensive recruiting experience, means we not only know what you're looking for...we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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