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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Houston, Texas


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Build your career in accounting with Robert Half, now offering a permanent position for an experienced Staff Accountant that has a knack for problem-solving and enjoys new challenges. As Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, various aspects of internal reporting will be under your responsibility. You will lend your skills in assisting the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will review schedules for the reporting processes, take part in compliance, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position plays an intricate part in producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Houston, Texas area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.


· Maintain fixed asset system including acquisitions, dispositions and recording depreciation

· Prepare fixed asset reporting schedules for financial statements

· Analysis and reconciliation of inventory accounts including journal entries

· Work with the Controller’s group to ensure a clean and timely month end close

· Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the cost coding and standard costing system

· Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department

· Support budget and forecasting activities

· Coordinating internal & external audit requests for the department

· Prepare journal entries and reconciliations for monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger close

· Assists in preparation of monthly management reports and accompanying schedules, worksheets and narratives, including Budget vs. Actual variance reports. Assist in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances


  • BA/BS in Accounting combined with 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience. Experience with revenue recognition, fixed assets, and/ or inventory a huge plus!

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Great attention to detail

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Variance analysis experience

  • Inventory analysis experience

  • Strong familiarity with accruals

  • Monthly Accruals experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of revenue recognition

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

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

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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