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.