Staff Accountant


Salary:

$40,000.00 to $43,000.00 per year

Location:

Baton Rouge, LA

Date Posted:

March 28, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

04640-0010918126

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Build your career in accounting with Robert Half Finance, now offering a full-time position in the Real Estate Property/Facilities Mgt industry for an experienced Staff Accountant that has a knack for problem-solving and enjoys new challenges. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, various aspects of internal reporting will be under your responsibility. You will put your skills towards the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will review schedules for the reporting processes, take part in compliance, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This role is very integrated as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company, based in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

Major responsibilities

- Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

- Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

- Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

- Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

- Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

- Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

- Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

- Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

- Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

- Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

- Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

- Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

- Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease
Requirements
- Less than one year of experience

- Detailed and have the ability work independently

- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

- Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Current and relevant ERP system experience

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Knowledge of accounts receivable

- Comprehensive knowledge of accounts payable

- Bank reconciliations experience

- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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