Robert Half Staff Accountant in DES MOINES, Iowa
Robert Half is searching for an efficient Staff Accountant to join their growing team on a permanent basis. As Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. Throughout the monthly close, you will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. You will put your skills towards the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very complex as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Des Moines, Iowa area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.
How you will make an impact
Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested
Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision
Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation
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 by preparing monthly financial close workbooks
In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP
Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives
Apply now and contact Andy Brus at (319) 382-2608 for details and interview availability!
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills
Good understanding of journal entries
General familiarity with Daily Reconciliation
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Account reconciliation experience
Background working with Oracle Fusion
GAAP Accounting experience desired
Practical knowledge of financial reconciliation
General ledger experience highly preferred
Earlier work involving Oracle Fusion Financials
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