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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Covington, Louisiana


If you're looking for full-time work on the Northshore, this terrific company is seeking a Staff Accountant. Strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement could be yours in this position. Do you want to work for a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort? Robert Half is looking for an ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant to work with our Covington, Louisiana client in a role that is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. To succeed in this role, you will need to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In this role, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This is a position you will thrive in and the client is willing to consider entry level candidates if they have a 4 year accounting degree.

Everyday you will get to:

  • Perform general ledger reconciliations and analyze financial statement accounts

  • Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

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

  • Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

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

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

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

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

  • Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on

This is an excellent opportunity with many perks on top of a 5-star benefits package and our client is ready to interview immediately! Please apply directly or call Carrie Lewis, CPA at 504-383-0612 for confidential consideration. Have you received this year's Robert Half Salary Guide? If not, I'm happy to send you a copy. Thank you for your interest in Robert Half!


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business and 2+ years of full cycle accounting experience. New grads with an accounting degree will be considered.

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

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

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Bank reconciliations experience

  • Journal entries experience

  • Experience with month end close

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