Staff Accountant


USD55000.00 - 65000.00 / Yearly


Lorton, VA

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May 21, 2019

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Staff Accountant needed for the HQ of a $1B+ revenue dining organization. This is a tremendous opportunity for an individual with a foundation in either public accounting or corporate accounting to build upon their skills and be responsible for the full cycle of accounting for multiple locations. The Staff Accountant will report into the Accounting Supervisor of the team and be in a phenomenal environment conducive to learning, working hard and enjoying time with colleagues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Produces essential financial analysis and reports
- Prepare month end journal entries - recurring and general
- Record monthly sales, gift card activation and employee meals
- Prepare payroll entry on a weekly and biweekly basis
- Assist in preparing the schedules for fixed assets and feasibility and intangibles
- Record monthly depreciation and amortization expense
- Assist in preparing ending inventory, calculating COGS and product transfers
- Prepare schedules for prepaid expenses & prepaid insurance
- Record deferred and favorable/unfavorable rent
- Preparation of advertising expense on a monthly basis
- Review/post weekly AP department batches
- Prepare State & Local Sales & Use Tax on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
- Ensures deposits are accurately recorded
- Performs monthly bank reconciliation's for several cash accounts
- Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
- Review the general ledger for input accuracy and make corrections as needed
- Serve as liaison between Staff Accountants and legal department to ensure year end reconciliations are processed and paid on time
- Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data and providing input into the financial decision making process
- Analyze and reconcile income statement accounts on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
- Prepare schedules / reconciliations for annual audit

Please send your resume to Lee Chernett, AVP at Robert Half Finance & Accounting, to [email protected] or call Lee Chernett at 703.760.7662
- Bachelors degree in Accounting or related area of study
- 1+ years of EITHER public accounting OR corporate accounting experience
- Positive attitude
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple ongoing projects simultaneously

- Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (or other ERP system)
- CPA or CPA candidate

Please send your resume to Lee Chernett, AVP at Robert Half Finance & Accounting, to [email protected] or call Lee Chernett at 703.760.7662

- General ledger experience required

- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

- Excellent attention to detail

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

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

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

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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