Lead Accountant


Eagan, MN

Date Posted:

May 6, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Candidates looking for full-time work will be interested in Robert Half Finance's Staff Accountant opportunity with an innovative Printing/Publishing company. This position is ideal for those who driven by a challenging work environment with many components. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. The ideal candidate for this position can 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 is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity at a company where effort is rewarded. You might thrive in this role if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

What you get to do every day

- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

- Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

- Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

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

- Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

- Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

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

- Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

- Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

- Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

- Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

- Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

- Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
- 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

- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- ERP system experience

- 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

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

- Expertise in standard costs

- Solid understanding of US GAAP

- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment

- Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

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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