Robert Half Staff Accountant in Harrison, New Jersey
Description There's currently a position available through Robert Half at a growing Retail firm for an efficient, accurate Staff Accountant. Located in the Harrison, New Jersey region, the organization offering this long-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity provides rewards to those who dedicate extra effort in the work place. In this role, the Staff Accountant holds responsibility for preparing monthly and year-end closings, fixed asset maintenance, journal entries, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position will require a time commitment, since it produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, your responsibilities include communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and reviewing schedules for the reporting processes.
Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process
Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed
Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management Requirements - Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills
Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Accounts Payable (AP) experience desired
Well-founded grasp of financial statement preparation
Accounts Receivable (AR) experience
Experience with month end closings
Deep understanding of journal entries
Foundational knowledge in account reconciliation
Proven knowledge of Financial Statement
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Recent and relevant accounting experience
ERP system experience
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent
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