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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Harvey, Louisiana


Robert Half has an opportunity for you to become a critical part of an innovative company, as a full-time Staff Accountant. To excel in this position, you should enjoy challenges and be adept at managing multiple projects. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. To thrive in this role, you will need to perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This company, based in the Harvey, Louisiana area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Are you a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating financial statements, cash flow projections, and budgets? You might thrive in this role.


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

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts


  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting or Finance

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel

  • Expertise in general ledger

  • Solid understanding of journal entries

  • Deep understanding of reconciliations

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and database

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