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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Durham, North Carolina


There's currently a position available through Accountemps at a growing Manufacturing firm for an efficient, accurate Staff Accountant. Set in the Durham, North Carolina area, the company offering this long-term contract opportunity encourages innovation and rewards effort in the workplace. Responsibilities held by the Staff Accountant include the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position will require a fair amount of time dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. You will also be in charge of many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You'll also be involved in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes.

What you get to do every single day

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner

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

    Requirements - Accounts Payable (AP) experience desired

  • Proven knowledge of general ledger

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Deep understanding of Accrual Entries

  • Foundational knowledge in Subledger

  • Well-founded grasp of Oracle

  • Journal entries experience highly desired

  • Expense reports experience required

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

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

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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