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Robert Half Staff Accountant in BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut


Staff Accountant - Construction Industry

As Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting throughout the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will review schedules for the reporting processes, take part in compliance, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits.

Key responsibilities:

· Responsible for accounts payable

· Collecting and approving invoices

· Entering invoices into the system and performing weekly check runs

· Mailing out checks

· Assisting with the processing of certified payrolls

· Assist with monthly and year end period closeouts

· AR aging reconciliation and reporting

· AP aging reconciliation and reporting

· Fixed asset tracking and accounting

· Process federal and state payroll and sales tax filings

· Performing bank reconciliations

· In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

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

· Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

· Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

· Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

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

· Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

· Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

· Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

· Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

To be successful in the role, the ideal candidate will have 1-3+ years of AP and month end close experience, a BS in Accounting and strong attention to detail. This company offers an amazing culture with top notch benefits including 100% paid healthcare for employee + spouse! Robust 401k and PTO package, beautiful office, and ability to grow within the company. To be considered, please email your resume to chelsea.halon@roberthalf com


  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

  • Strong familiarity with month end closings

  • Expertise in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Journal entries experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Experience with account reconciliation

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

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

chelsea.halon@roberthalf com

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