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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Houston, Texas

Description There's currently a short-term temporary position available for an experienced Staff Accountant with Accountemps. As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will provide support in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will play an active role in compliance, collaborate 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, Financial Statements, and Budgets. This Houston, Texas based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

Responsibilities

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

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

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

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

  • Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP Requirements - Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Well-founded grasp of SAP

  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Knowledge of month end closings

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Job costing experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of reconciliations

  • Strong familiarity with Accounts Payable (AP)

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

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

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