Robert Half Staff Accountant in FREDERICK, Maryland
Robert Half is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant with terrific organizational skills to take up a long-term contract / temporary to hire position at a growing company. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Frederick, Maryland based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.
Your responsibilities in this role
Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision
Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
If interested please call Robert Half at 410-423-9454
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Skilled with ERP systems
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Accounts Payable (AP) experience
Well-founded grasp of billing
General familiarity with costpoint
Firm Fixed Price experience
Proven knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)
Federal Government Contracts experience required
Government contracts experience
Practical knowledge of general ledger
Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.
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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 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.