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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Charlotte, North Carolina


Accountemps has partnered up with a dynamic, innovative Local Government firm to fill a Staff Accountant position on their team. This is career-building opportunity is located in the Charlotte, North Carolina region and offered on a long-term temporary-to-full-time basis. The Staff Accountant plays a major role in the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position will require a time commitment, since it produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. You'll also have responsibility over various aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In addition, your responsibilities include communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and reviewing schedules for the reporting processes.

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

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP


  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

  • High attention to detail

  • Microsoft Great Plains Accounting experience

  • UltiPro experience required

  • Solid understanding of Full Cycle Payroll

  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel

  • Well-founded grasp of payroll for over 500 employees

  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel

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

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • ERP system experience

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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Salary: $22.80 - $26.40 / Hourly

Location: Charlotte, NC

Date Posted: January 21, 2021

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 03200-0011647584

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance