Staff Accountant

This position has been filled.

ESP IT is looking for a full time, skilled staff accountant to join our team. ESP IT is a direct hire and consulting firm in downtown Minneapolis, specializing in connecting exceptional Information Technology professionals to the best opportunities at leading companies in the Twin Cities metro area.

At ESP, we share a set of values and behaviors that encourages healthy employees, a healthy company culture, healthy growth, and a healthy balance sheet. We’ve recently been recognized as one of MN Business' Best Companies to Work For, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's Best Places to Work, Inc. Magazine’s 5000 fastest growing private companies, and Staffing Industry Analyst’s Fastest Growing Staffing Firms.  


  • Process all accounts payable transactions including bills, credit card charges, invoicing client bills, and ensuring accuracy of each bill and proper classification
  • Accurately post and classify daily receivable transactions, prepare deposit slips, and maintain accurate and comprehensive records of each day's transactions
  • Record refunds, returned checks, and bad debts
  • Process payroll changes in Quickbooks
  • Reconcile monthly credit card statements
  • Assist in monthly financial close and year end close
  • Create monthly financial reports for management
  • Maintain accurate Excel worksheets for  fixed assets, deferrals, accruals, prepaids, and commissions
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Assist accountant on tax return preparation
  • Generate 1099's as part of the year end close
  • Assist in the creation of benefits package
  • Process benefit enrollment forms for employees and any subsequent changes
  • Perform other general office duties as needed  and occasional projects as assigned from time-to-time by accountant or management

Education and Experience:

  • Two year accounting/finance degree required
  • Accounting and/or bookkeeping experience including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, and financial reports
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Quickbooks, Microsoft Excel, Word,  and Powerpoint)
  • Must be organized, responsible, and self-managed
  • Must have excellent follow-up and tracking skills
  • Must be meticulous and detail oriented
  • Paylocity and Bullhorn software experience a plus 

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