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Aston Carter Financial Reporting Accountant in Des Moines, Iowa

Summary: The Financial Reporting Accountant will primarily be responsible for the preparation of timely and accurate consolidated monthly financial statements in accordance with US GAAP including balance sheet, income statement, statement of shareholders equity, and statement of cash flows.

Job Duties:

  • In the preparation of the financial statements, this role will perform the month-end close and consolidation process, including the consolidation of international subsidiaries.

  • The role will prepare work papers and documentary evidence developed in support of the SEC filings and SOX controls and work directly with Internal and External audit to assist in their quarterly procedures over this evidence.

  • In addition, the role will provide support to the SEC reporting team primarily through financial statement variance analysis and other support as needed.

  • 25% - Preparation of monthly and quarterly consolidated financial reporting package.

  • 20% - Perform quarterly financial statement variance analyses.

  • 15% - Preparation of monthly and quarterly reconciliations of intercompany and internal equity accounts.

  • 15% - Provide support to the external reporting team.

  • 10% - Field questions from Internal and External Audit over the quarterly close and consolidations process and controls.

  • 10% - Perform other ad hoc analyses and special projects as required.

  • 5% - Works with colleagues in the accounting and internal controls teams to ensure appropriate controls and processes are in place.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • 3+ years work experience in public accounting and/or financial reporting role for a public/private company.

  • Previous experience with multi-unit organizations with foreign operations is a plus.

  • CPA preferred

  • Strong and extensive knowledge of US GAAP

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with advanced Excel skills.

If you are interested in this opportunity please email your resume to Kiara at

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.