Staff Accountant


$50000 - 55000/year


Minneapolis, MN

Date Posted:

May 24, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance has a full-time opportunity for Staff Accountant candidates who want to become a critical part of an innovative Real Estate Property/Facilities Mgt company. Candidates will need to be capable of rising to a variety of challenges while juggling multiple components of a fast-paced environment. In this Staff Accountant role, it will be critical for you to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. To thrive in this role, you will need to 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This is a job where a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets can thrive.

What you get to do every single day

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

- Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

- Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

- In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

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

- Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner

- Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

- Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

- Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

- Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

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

- Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions
- 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

- Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Adeptness in QuickBooks

- Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)

- Foundational knowledge in cash management

- Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel

- Command of Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Bank reconciliations experience

- 10 Key Accounting experience highly desired

- Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Skilled with ERP systems

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

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

- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- 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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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