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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Edina, Minnesota

Description There is an opportunity for a full-time Staff Accountant with a terrific company. Looking for strong compensation and excellent benefits? This position could advance your career! Are you an ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant? You could join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, through Robert Half Finance. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Edina, Minnesota area, at a company where effort is rewarded. In this role, it will be critical for you to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In this role, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This position is ideal for someone with a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

Key responsibilities

  • In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

  • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable Requirements - Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

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

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Expertise in journal entries

  • Adjusting Journal Entries experience

  • Adeptness in Microsoft Excel

  • Practical knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • General familiarity with account reconciliation

  • Deep understanding of Month-end Journal Entries

  • Excel Formulas experience preferred

  • Excel Formulas experience highly desired

  • Background working with GAAP Accounting

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience highly preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of general ledger

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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