staff accountant


Salary:

$40000 - 50000/year

Location:

CLIFTON PARK, NY

Date Posted:

May 31, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

02880-0010401930

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
If you want to work for an innovative company, Robert Half Finance has an opportunity for you as a full-time Staff Accountant. A desire to rise to the challenge and the ability to manage multiple components are musts. This Staff Accountant position is for candidates who can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. To succeed in this role, you will need to perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This company, based in the Clifton Park, New York area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. This position is ideal for a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

Your responsibilities

- In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

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

- Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

- Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

- Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

- Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Participate in various department-wide initiatives

- Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

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

- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

- Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

- Compose thorough journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Requirements
- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Microsoft Excel experience required

- Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation

- Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

- Knowledgeable of ERP systems

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

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

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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