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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Ames, Iowa

Description We are in search of a meticulous Staff Accountant to join our team in AMES, Iowa, 50014-5534, United States. This role is focused on managing all accounting functions for a portfolio of multifamily rental properties. The Staff Accountant will analyze data, manage cash positions, prepare monthly financial statements, and perform other administrative duties as necessary.

Responsibilities:

• Analyze data to ensure transactions are recorded in accordance with requirements and applicable accounting principles.

• Manage the cash position of portfolio, which includes paying bills, completing bank reconciliations, and analyzing the cash position of each property.

• Exercise independent judgement in preparation of monthly financial statements to ensure accurate reporting of each property’s financial position.

• Conduct various financial, accounting, and analysis tasks.

• Handle administrative duties and perform other tasks as necessary.

• Process customer credit applications accurately and efficiently.

• Maintain accurate customer credit records.

• Monitor customer credit accounts and take appropriate action to collect delinquent payments.

• Manage accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliations, general ledger, journal entries, and month-end close.

• Oversee property accounting and financial statement preparation. Requirements • Proficiency in managing Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR).

• Experience with Bank Reconciliations is required.

• Familiarity with General Ledger management is essential.

• Ability to create and maintain Journal Entries.

• Proficiency in conducting Month End Close processes.

• Experience in Property Accounting is preferred.

• Skilled in Financial Statement Preparation is a must.

• The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field.

• Previous experience as a Staff Accountant or a similar role would be beneficial.

• Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting.

• Proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.

• Excellent analytical skills along with the ability to create and present detailed reports.

• Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

• Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data.

• Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.

• Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

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