Staff Accountant at


Our client located in Covington, LA is looking for a Staff Accountant. This individual will have at least 2 years of accounting experience and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Will have public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred) or a mix of public accounting and industry experience. CPA or CPA candidate desired. Ability to multi-task is essential. Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks is a must. This individual will have superior organizational and analytical skills.  This individual will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. They must work with other accounting department team members to ensure departmental deadlines are met and objectives are achieved.

Major Job duties are, but not limited to, the following:         


  • Prepare Journal Entries – calculate journal entries with data from system-generated reports or other sources for a variety of general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile General Ledger Accounts – maintain the reconciliations for a variety of general ledger accounts to ensure accuracy
  • Monthly Close Process – responsible for monitoring and meeting deadlines related to the monthly accounting close
  • Other Projects and Analysis – perform various ad hoc analyses as necessary


Position requirements:


  • 2 years of Accounting experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Experience in public accounting (Big 4 preferred) or a mix of public accounting and industry experience
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • Must have an ability to interface with other departments within the organization
  • Superior organizational and analytical skills

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