Robert Half Staff Accountant in Garden City, New York
Robert Half is looking for an experienced, organized individual to take on the short-term contract / temporary to hire role of Staff Accountant at a growing, dynamic company in the Healthcare, Hospitals, Social Assistance industry. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. Based in the Garden City, New York region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.
Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments
Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner
Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Requirements - Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
Skilled with ERP systems
Proficiency in journal entries
Microsoft Excel experience
Knowledge of bank reconciliations
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
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