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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Columbia, Tennessee

Description

If you're looking to further your career as a Staff Accountant, the innovative team at Robert Half Finance is currently offering a full-time opportunity that you might be interested in. As a Staff Accountant, you will be in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will lend your skills to developing and implementing accounting policies. Also, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company, based in the Columbia, Tennessee area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities

  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

  • Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

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

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

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

Requirements

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • 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

  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation experience

  • Deep understanding of general ledger

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • General familiarity with Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Adeptness in cost accounting

  • Month end closings experience preferred

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

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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