Robert Half Staff Accountant in Harrison, New York
If you're a skilled accountant and enjoy solving complex problems, Robert Half is currently looking for a talented Staff Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. Throughout the monthly close, you will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. You will put your skills towards the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This intricate position is involved in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Harrison, New York area, at a company where effort is rewarded.
How you will make an impact
Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable
Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation
Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request
Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP
In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation
Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision
Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease
Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management
Requirements - Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Proficient in ERP systems
Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Recent and relevant accounting experience
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Fixed Asset Accounting experience required
Cash management experience desired
Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel
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