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Robert Half Staff Accountant in COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado


Our client is seeking a bi-lingual French speaking accountant or accounting assistant to join their team for increased business supporting their French Canadian business in Montreal Canada. If you're interested in becoming a critical part of an innovative Construction/Contractor company, fluent in French (can conduct business, read, write and communicate in French) and you might be the full-time Staff Accountant Robert Half is looking for. To thrive in this position, you will need to be driven by a challenging work environment with many components. You will succeed in this Staff Accountant position if you can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, budget review, and general ledger reconciliation, contract review to ensure key deadlines and deliverables are met. Other responsibilities include internal reporting during the monthly close, participation in compliance, interaction with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and reviewing schedules reporting processes. Located in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This could be the ideal position for you, if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

What you get to do every day

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

  • Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

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

  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

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


  • Bi-lingual (fluent in French - can conduct business, read, write and communicate fluently)

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting preferred, not required

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Strong familiarity with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Microsoft Excel experience desired

  • Accruals experience

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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