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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Edison, New Jersey

Description

If you're looking to give your accounting career a boost, Accountemps currently has a Staff Accountant position open at a growing firm in the Steel Manufacturing industry. This company is located in the Edison, New Jersey region and is offering a dynamic, mulit-faceted long-term temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. The Staff Accountant plays a major role in the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A very involved position, this role produces 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 communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, take part in compliance, and look over schedules for the reporting processes.

What you get to do every day

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

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

  • Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

Requirements

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

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • ERP system experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

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

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Experience with AS400

  • Accruals experience preferred

  • Command of trial balance

  • Deep understanding of Prepare Trial Balance

  • Comprehensive knowledge of bank reconciliations

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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.

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 named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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Salary: $23.75 - $27.50 / Hourly

Location: Edison, NJ

Date Posted: February 8, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02720-0011692272

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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