Robert Half Junior Accountant in Boonton, New Jersey
Description Robert Half is searching for a Staff Accountant. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will have charge over many aspects of internal reporting. You will also participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The organization offering this multi-faceted short-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity is based in the Boonton, New Jersey region, and provides a terrific work environment where effort is rewarded.
Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP
Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process
Participate in various department-wide initiatives Requirements - Comprehensive knowledge of bank reconciliations
Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent
Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes
Recent and relevant accounting experience
ERP system experience
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
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