Robert Half Intermediate Accountant in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa
If you're an experienced accountant with a keen eye for accuracy, there's an exciting opportunity through Robert Half for you to check out at a firm in the Service industry. In this role, you will have responsibility over the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. Your duties will also include participating in compliance, reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, and staying connected with our external auditors throughout quarterly reviews and annual audits. An involved position, you will be producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Cedar Rapids, IA area, the company offering this challenging short-term contract / temporary opportunity provides a thriving environment and rewards effort.
What you get to do every single day
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner
Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management
Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
*Please note that all candidates are required to provide 2 recent supervisor or manager references in order to be considered for employment.
Please submit your resume and call Ryan Olson at 319-382-3818 for review and consideration.
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Deep understanding of journal entries
General familiarity with bank reconciliations
Proven knowledge of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation
Command of month end closings
Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Vow to meet business deadlines
Proficient in ERP systems
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
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