Staff Accountant


$70000 - 80000/year



Date Posted:

May 22, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance is seeking candidates for a full-time Staff Accountant position, which will become a critical part of an innovative company. This position will challenge your skills as your juggle multiple components. To succeed in this Staff Accountant role, you will need to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. This role will involve internal reporting during the monthly close, participation in compliance, interaction with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and reviewing schedules reporting processes. Based in the Nyc, New York area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. To thrive in this position, you will need to be a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

Major responsibilities

- Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

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

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

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

- Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

- Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision

- Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

- Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

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

- Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

- Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

- Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner
- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

- High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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

- Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

- 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- General ledger experience

- General ledger experience preferred

- Comprehensive knowledge of Quickbooks Premier

- Expertise in Accounts Payable (AP)

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- 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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