Staff Accountant


$72,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year



Date Posted:

October 30, 2017

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Staff Accountant
Do you love your job, but want to put your skills to the test? Are you interested in entering into a new challenging role that lets you make an impact and offers additional flexibility? Robert Half Finance is in need of a Staff Accountant for a full-time opportunity with a reputable company. As Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. Throughout the monthly close, you will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. Lend your skills towards developing and implementing accounting policies. Also, you will take part in SOX compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the 10Q and 10K reporting processes. This intricate position is involved in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company, based in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Please email your resume to [email protected]
Key responsibilities
- Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks
- Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management
- Compose thorough journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
- Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request
- Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation
- In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
- Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner
- Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
- Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease
- Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
- Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries
- Participate in various department-wide initiatives
- Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision
- Experience with month end closings
- Expertise in enterprise resource planning
- Solid understanding of Microsoft Great Plains eEnterprise
- Proven knowledge of journal entries
- Foundational knowledge in payroll
- Proficiency in accounts receivable
- Certified Public Accounting license or exams in progress
- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred
- Be detailed, flexible, and organized
- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
- Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Microsoft Excel skills
- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued
- Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
- At least 2 or more years of Accounting experience
- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
- Proven knowledge of NetSuite, SAP, Blackline, and ADP
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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