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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama

Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. This is career-building opportunity is located in the Birmingham, Alabama region and offered on a long-term contract / temporary to full-time basis. As Staff Accountant, your duties will include preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes.

How you will make an impact

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

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

  • Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner Requirements - Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience highly desired

  • Command of Bank Account Reconciliation

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Deep understanding of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire 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 named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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