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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Eden Prarie, Minnesota

Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. The company offering this terrific long-term contract / temporary opportunity is based in the Eden Prarie, Minnesota region and provides rewards for hard work. 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. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. 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.

How you will make an impact

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

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

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

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

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

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

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process Requirements - Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • ERP system experience

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Earlier work involving Reconcile Inventory

  • Strong familiarity with cash reconciliations

  • Daily Reconciliation experience highly desired

  • Good understanding of Track Inventory

  • Adeptness in Expense Reconciliation

  • Microsoft Excel experience highly preferred

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Month-end Journal Entries experience desired

  • Background working with Inventory Reconciliation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP

  • Practical knowledge of P & L Calculation

  • General familiarity with journal entries

  • Account reconciliation experience preferred

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

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