Staff Accountant


$35,000.00 to $42,000.00 per year


Lincoln, NE

Date Posted:

May 22, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance is looking for a Staff Accountant for a full-time opportunity with a respected company. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will lend your skills to developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will review schedules for the reporting processes, take part in compliance, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This role is very integrated as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Lincoln, Nebraska 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

- In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

- Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision

- Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

- Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

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

- Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

- Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

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

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

- Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

- Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

- Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives

- Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested
- 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Excellent attention to detail

- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

- Vow to meet business deadlines

- Accounts Payable (AP) experience preferred

- Foundational knowledge in fixed assets

- Comprehensive knowledge of financial statement preparation

- Inventory experience highly desired

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

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

- ERP system experience
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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