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Aerotek Staff Accountant in Urbandale, Iowa


  • This position is for an entry-level professional individual contributor in General Accounting, who works under close supervision.

  • Under general supervision this role provides accounting support requiring familiarity with and experience in accounting office practices as well as knowledge of a variety of accounting classifications.

  • Duties may be performed in various groups within Controllership including, but not limited to, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Control, Fiduciary and General Ledger.

  • May prepare journal entries, money moves, payments, billing, administrative system accounting reports and/or consolidated statements.

  • Analyzes and maintains the general ledger accounts and/or client insured records.

  • May prepare and analyze various accounting reports including variances to forecast, budget and prior year

  • May coordinate revenue and expense accruals

  • May ensure timely and accurate monthly and quarterly close.

  • Performs variation and trend analysis for key general ledger accounts or reports; may apply funds to insured records

  • May process refunds to insured records; may request payments for carriers and third parties.

  • Findings may be presented to management, partners, carriers or clients.

  • Assists with the development, implementation and documentation of internal and external accounting and operating policies, procedures and process improvements for general accounting functions.

  • Verifies work of and provides guidance to less experienced levels of accountants or offshore staff.

  • Position may provide functional advice or training to less-experienced accountant positions.

  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies, carrier agreements, SOX procedures, SSAE16 procedures, tax regulations, local GAAP and US GAAP and local statutory regulations (as applicable) regarding financial matters.


  • General ledger

  • Journal entry

  • Accounting

  • Account reconciliation

  • Accounts payable/receivable

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

What you need to have:

Looking for 1+ years of experience in AP/AR or General Ledger experience

HS Diploma required

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.

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.