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Robert Half Staff Accountant in CHEEKTOWAGA, New York

Description There is a terrific permanent position available for an experienced Staff Accountant at Robert Half. As Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, various aspects of internal reporting will be under your responsibility. You will lend your skills in assisting the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This intricate position is involved in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Cheektowaga, New York area, at a company where effort is rewarded.

What you get to do every day

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

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

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

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

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

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

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

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

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

  • Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner Requirements - Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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

  • Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

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

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Solid understanding of Bank Account Reconciliation

  • Knowledge of general ledger

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