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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Description

Candidates looking for full-time work will be interested in Robert Half Finance's Staff Accountant opportunity with an innovative Real Estate Property/Facilities Mgt company. We're looking for people who are driven by a challenging work environment with many components. If you can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation, you might be right for this Staff Accountant position. 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This position is ideal for a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

Major responsibilities

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

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

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

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

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

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

Requirements

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

  • Journal entries experience

  • Knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Experience with ERP systems

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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Salary: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Date Posted: January 27, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 04640-0011684976

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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