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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Brentwood, Tennessee

Description If you're interested in becoming a critical part of an innovative company, Robert Half has an opportunity for a full-time Staff Accountant. To be successful, challenges and multiple moving components should excite candidates. Candidates who can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation, will be preferred for this Staff Accountant position. In this role, you will 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 is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Brentwood, Tennessee area, at a company where effort is rewarded. 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

  • Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

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

  • Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

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

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

  • Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation Requirements

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

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to meet deadlines

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

  • Month end closings experience

  • Fixed assets experience

  • Foundational knowledge in Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

  • Deep understanding of Prepaids

  • Adeptness in Cash Flow Reports

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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