PALMER GROUP Lead Accountant in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Do you have an accounting background and posses the necessary skills to supervise? Palmer Group may have just the opportunity for you! We are assisting an influential insurance client in their search for a qualified Lead Accountant. The ideal candidate will oversee and manage the day-to-day accounting functions. This is a temporary start, but our client is looking for a talented individual that will eventually become their permanent employee. If interested, please apply today!Responsibilities:Manage cash receipts and accounting operationsLead, coach, and mentor staffPrepare and direct daily accounting activitiesOversee accounting systemApprove journal entries, account reconciliations, and schedulesDelegate and approve ad hoc analysis requestsEnsure compliance with internal and external control requirementsRequirements:Bachelor's in Accounting or Finance required, CPA or MBA a plus2-4 years of related experience requiredAdvanced Microsoft skills, Oracle and Essbase experience preferredDemonstrated leadership and manager skillsHours may vary: 8:00AM-5:00PM Monday-FridayPalmer Group offers our valued temporary and contract employees, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment. These plans are fully compliant with the Affordable Care Act standards. Visit our website for a complete list of Palmer Groups benefits or contact your Palmer Group representative to learn more.