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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Greenfield, Massachusetts

Description Accountemps is searching for a Staff Accountant for a short-term temporary opportunity with a fast-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. 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 take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This Greenfield, Massachusetts based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

What you get to do every day

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

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

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

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed Requirements - Accounts Payable (AP) experience highly desired

  • Foundational knowledge in month end closings

  • General familiarity with Ledger Reconciliations

  • Practical knowledge of bank reconciliations

  • Well-founded grasp of payroll

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Command of Posting Journal Entries

  • Proven knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Quality experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Proficiency in Prepare Journal Entries

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • ERP system experience

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

  • Great attention to detail

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

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

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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