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Robert Half Staff Accountant in CORTLAND, New York

Description Looking to take the next step in your accounting career? Check out this fantastic opportunity for a Staff Accountant through Robert Half at a dynamic firm in the Healthcare, Hospitals, Social Assistance industry. The responsibilities of a Staff Accountant entail preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. When it's time for the monthly close, you'll be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. This position will also require you to participate in compliance, as well as communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This multi-faceted, challenging long-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity is at a Cortland, New York based company where effort is rewarded and the environment is thriving.

What you get to do every day

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

  • Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

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

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process Requirements - Excellent attention to detail

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

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

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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