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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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