Staff Accountant





Date Posted:

November 1, 2017

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Staff Accountant
Rachel Gillis with Robert Half Finance is seeking an ambitious, experienced Staff Accountant for a full-time position within a prestigious Manufacturing company. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting throughout the monthly close. You will lend your skills to developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in SOX compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the 10Q and 10K reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Byron Center, Michigan area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. Please email your resume to [email protected] or call 616-454-9444.
- Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation
- Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
- Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
- Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
- Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries
- Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives
- Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request
- Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner
- In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
- Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
- Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation
- Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
- Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision
- Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
- Vow to meet business deadlines
- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred
- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
- Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Microsoft Excel skills
- Experience with NetSuite, SAP, Blackline, and ADP
- Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment
- CPA an added bonus
- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
- Deep understanding of billing
- Knowledge of accounts receivable
- Solid understanding of accounts payable
- Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
- At least 1+ years of Accounting experience
- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
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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