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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Charleston, West Virginia


If you're a skilled accountant and enjoy solving complex problems, Robert Half is currently looking for a talented Staff Accountant to join their efforts in the Automotive industry on a permanent basis. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will lend your skills to developing and implementing accounting policies. Also, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very complex as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Eleanor, West Virginia area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

Key responsibilities

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

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

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

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on

  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

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

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

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

For immediate consideration contact Lisa James at (859)788-3684

Requirements - Less than one year of experience is acceptable

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • ERP system experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of journal entries

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Proven knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Experience with month end closings

  • Post Journal Entries experience

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Month-end Journal Entries experience required

  • Well-founded grasp of Accounts Receivable (AR)

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

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

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