Robert Half Accountant in DETROIT, Michigan
Description Job Summary
The accounting analyst position is responsible for providing general accounting support to the organization, including but not limited to preparing and posting journal entries, reconciling accounts, month-end closing activities, forecasting, budgeting and performing cost and variance analysis. This position manages complex and confidential company financial records and operates with significant discretion and autonomy.
Reconcile costs incurred for publicly ticketed and private events. Compile, review, record, and prepare billing requests.
Work with event accountants to provide timely and accurate event cost information.
Work with Entertainment and Creative Services departments to invoice for their services provided.
Analyze and reconcile various general ledger accounts monthly.
Participate in the monthly close process, including preliminary review of financial statements, preparation and posting of journal entries, and explanation of budget to actual variances.
Assist in preparation of monthly forecasts and annual budget for assigned department(s) through analysis of accounts and working hand-in-hand with department leaders.
Execute in accordance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and recommend new ideas or changes to current policies and procedures, as needed.
Continuously evaluate business processes and implement changes that increase efficiencies.
Supplemental Job Functions
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
Minimum of two years related experience. (Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work).
Possess the highest integrity and ethical standards.
Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Strong attention to detail.
High level of resourcefulness, initiative, and good judgment. Setting priorities and handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
Intermediate Excel skills.
Preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities
Working knowledge of accounting principles to ensure financial results are in conformity with Generally Acceptable Account Principles.
Advanced Excel skills, which may include the creation of macros, pivot tables, etc.
Experience with Oracle.
Experience with Workforce and/or Workday.
Experience with event accounting.
Standard business day plus overtime as needed to meet job responsibilities and deadlines.
Frequent visual/auditory attention.
Exposure to moderate noise level. Requirements Journal Entries, Account Reconciliation, Month End Close
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