General Ledger Accountant


$62000 - 65000/year


Hugo, MN

Date Posted:

May 24, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance is looking for a Staff Accountant for a full-time opportunity. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares 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 compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This intricate position is involved in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Hugo, Minnesota area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

What you get to do every day

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

- Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

- Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

- Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

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

- Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

- Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

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

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

- Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

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

- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

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

- Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

- Solid understanding of general ledger

- Month end closings experience

- Knowledge of general ledger

- Strong attention to detail

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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