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Robert Half Senior Staff Accountant in Bakersfield, California


An excellent new Staff Accountant opportunity with an innovative Manufacturing company. This is a job where someone driven by a challenging work environment with many components can thrive. This Staff Accountant position is for candidates who can 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 Bakerfield, California 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.

Your responsibilities

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

  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

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

  • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

    Requirements - Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Deep understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Proven knowledge of Ledger Entries

  • Quality experience with SQL

  • Wide ranging experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Accounting Entries experience

  • Well-founded grasp of Ledger Journal Entries

  • General familiarity with general ledger

  • Solid understanding of cost accounting

  • Practical knowledge of Cost Management

  • Accounting Entries experience

  • Expertise in Accounts Payable (AP)

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

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Great attention to detail

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

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