Robert Half Staff Accountant in COLUMBIA, Maryland
If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. Set in the Columbia, Maryland area, the company offering this long-term contract / temporary opportunity encourages innovation and rewards effort in the work place. As Staff Accountant, your duties will include preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position spends a fair amount of time producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility during the monthly close. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes.
Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed
Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management
Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
If interested, please call Robert Half at 410-423-9454.
Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Experience with ERP systems
High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Proficiency in Balance Sheet Reconciliation
Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger
Month end closings experience
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Ability to meet deadlines
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Self-starter and strong ethical standards
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