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Kelly Services Accountant in Columbus, Ohio

Our client, a major investor-owned electric utility in the United States, is currently looking for an Accountant for a contract position expected to last three (3) months, with the possibility of a being extended. The position is located in Columbus, OH.

By working for our client, you will be exposed to a major American company, work for a leader in the industry, work in a fast-paced corporate environment and be an integral part to the company.

In addition to working with the world’s most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:

- Competitive pay

- Paid holidays

- Year-end bonus program

- Recognition and incentive programs

- Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

PAY RATE= $30.00-35.00/hour

Your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Perform general ledger accounting functions, including journal entry preparation and review, general ledger account reconciliations, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, balance sheet reviews and detailed account activity analysis.

  • Participate in the monthly accounting closing process, including the preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and year-to- date account variance analyses.

  • Review and analyze monthly account activity for accuracy, support and financial integrity.

  • Prepare, review and/or assist in the of FERC financial reports on a quarterly and annual basis.

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual GAAP financial statements, accompanying footnotes and MD&A.

  • Prepare, review and/or assist with the preparation and review of internal management reports ensuring the accuracy and completeness of financial data.

  • Respond to data requests from internal and external auditors.

  • Provide appropriate support and analysis of company's regulatory filings and proceedings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or Business with a concentration in Accounting

  • Minimum 3 years' experience.

  • Exposure to and familiarity with the utility industry preferred.

  • CPA or progress towards certification preferred.

  • Strong competency in written and oral communication.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word required and PeopleSoft experience preferred.

  • Detail oriented with an ability to employ a logical approach to accomplish objectives and solve issues.

  • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions and adapt to changing circumstances and requirements.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and possess excellent time management and organization skills.

  • Continuous improvement mindset with the following competencies: Adaptability, Flexibility, Creativity and Initiative.

*Important information : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. If you have any questions or issues submitting your resume please submit to sarc321@kellyservices.com , however, your resume should be uploaded via the _“SUBMIT RESUME”_ button included within*

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100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access

the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect

with Kelly.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people

around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of

talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.