Robert Half International Staff Accountant in BETHESDA, Maryland

Accountemps has partnered up with a dynamic, innovative Energy/Natural Resources firm to fill a Staff Accountant position on their team. Based in the Bethesda, Maryland region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted short term temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position spends a fair amount of time producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, your responsibilities include communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and reviewing schedules for the reporting processes.

Your responsibilities

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

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

  • Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • High attention to detail

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

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Account analysis experience

  • Knowledge of Sage Software

  • Deep understanding of fixed assets

  • experienced organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

Interested candidates please send resumes to Audrey.Asher@Accountemps.com

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can 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.

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