Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Cudahy, Wisconsin

Accountemps has a long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity available for an experienced, organized Staff Accountant at a reputable Retail - Food Store company. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Cudahy, Wisconsin region.

What you get to do every single day

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

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

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Expertise in QuickBooks Pro

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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