Robert Half Staff Accountant in Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Staff Accountant candidates will be interested in Robert Half's full-time opportunity with an innovative company. This could be the ideal position for you, if you are driven by a challenging work environment with many components. Preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation will be essential for this Staff Accountant role. If you 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, you will succeed in this role. This company, based in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. If you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets, you will thrive in this role.
Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments
Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested
Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision
Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks
Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation
Compose analyses for income statements and monthly balance sheets for management reporting
In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable
Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Partake in a variety of department-wide initiative
Requirements - Competent with spreadsheets and databases
2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Proficient in ERP systems
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
Adjusting Journal Entries experience preferred
Adeptness in fixed assets
Journal entries experience highly desired
Knowledge of account reconciliation
Solid understanding of bank reconciliations
Proficiency in month end closings
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Great attention to detail
Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
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