Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Maple Grove, Minnesota

Accountemps is looking?for a Staff Accountant for a temporary opportunity. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation.?The Staff Accountant will?report to the Accounting Manager, and will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. The Staff Accountant will also assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, the Staff Accountant will participate in SOX compliance, interact with external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the 10Q and 10K reporting processes.?This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Role & Responsibilities • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner • Participate in various department-wide initiatives • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

Qualifications • BA/BS or equivalent?in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred • At least 2?years?of Accounting experience • Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program?skills required • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritize tasks