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Palmer Group is partnering with our client in their search for a Staff Accountant. A successful candidate for this role will display a strong sense of urgency, is deadline-oriented, highly organized, and is a self-starter. If you are looking to take the next step in your accounting career and want to work for a forward-thinking company that measures its growth by its people and numbers, look no further! Contact us today to learn more about this opportunity. 


  • Perform general cost accounting and other related duties 
  • Code invoices, set up new accounts, reconcile accounts, and close monthly books
  • Research and resolve outstanding balances on accounts, including telephone, mail or email communications with vendors
  • Enter ACH payments made against the corresponding open invoices in BusinessWorks
  • Reconcile bank accounts monthly, verify deposits, and address inquiries from banks
  • Prepare monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.
  • Post journal entries to the general ledger at month-end
  • Maintain knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures


  • Four-year degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving, data-solving, and typing skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Bilingual candidates preferred 
  • Experience with accounting software (i.e., BusinessWorks, Frazer)

Work Model:

  • On-site

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email 

Palmer Group offers our valued temporary and contract employees Health, Dental, and Vision insurance on the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment. These plans are fully compliant with the Affordable Care Act standards. Click here for a complete list of Palmer Group’s benefits, or contact your Palmer Group representative to learn more.

Ref: JOB-44859

Palmer Group Financial

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Contract-To-Hire
    • Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:
      $55,000 - $65,000 per Year