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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in GENEVA, New York


Robert Half Finance is looking for a Staff Accountant for a part-time opportunity with a rapidly growing company. As a Staff Accountant, you will be in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will lend your skills in assisting 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 position is very complex as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company, based in the Geneva, New York area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

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


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

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • High attention to detail

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Proficiency in grant accounting

  • Journal entries experience required

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • ERP system experience

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: $25,000.00 - $35,000.00 / Yearly

Location: GENEVA, NY

Date Posted: September 15, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02960-0011553545

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance