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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Greensburg, Pennsylvania


An Educational Institute in Westmoreland County needs a Staff Accountant! This position is temporary with a chance of hire.

As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. 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.

Key responsibilities

• Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

• Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

• Complete month-end close, journal entries, without supervision

• Process Accounts Payable and Receivable

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

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

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

• Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

• Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner

If you have the appropriate background for the Staff Accountant and are interested in being considered, please apply online at After applying to this accounting/finance role, please CALL Accountemps immediately at 412-471-5946 to confirm your application has been received! You can also email your resume to so that you can be considered for this and any other accounting and finance position.


  • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Fund Accounting Experience is a huge plus

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

  • 4+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Command of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Non-profit fund accounting experience

  • Annual Budget experience

  • Solid understanding of bank reconciliations

  • Proven knowledge of fund accounting

  • Monthly Budget experience preferred

  • Well-founded grasp of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. 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: $19.00 - $25.00 / Hourly

Location: Greensburg, PA

Date Posted: October 12, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 03730-0011587267

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance