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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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.