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Robert Half Staff Accountant in CANTON, New York

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If you're looking for full-time Staff Accountant work, Robert Half has an opportunity for you to become a critical part of an innovative company. You might be our ideal candidate, if you are driven by a challenging work environment with many components. In this Staff Accountant role, it will be critical for you to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. The ideal candidate for this position can 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. Based in the Canton, New York area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This is a job where a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets can thrive.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

  • Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision

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

  • Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation

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

  • Compose analyses for income statements and monthly balance sheets for management reporting

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives

Contact Nick Corieri at the Robert Half Syracuse branch today for more information.

Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

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

  • Adeptness in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Deep understanding of journal entries

  • Command of general ledger

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • General familiarity with bank reconciliations

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Practical knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll

  • ERP system experience

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

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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