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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Houston, Texas


This full-time Staff Accountant position is with a terrific company. If you want to advance your career, you could receive strong compensation and excellent benefits in this position! Are you ambitious and detail-oriented? Robert Half is seeking a Staff Accountant to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort. This Houston, Texas area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. If you have the ability to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close, you will be preferred for this position. If you think you can participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes, this role might be right for you. To be preferred for this position, you will need to have a complex understanding Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

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

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll


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

  • General familiarity with financial analysis

  • Practical knowledge of Accounting Principles

  • Financial statement preparation experience preferred

  • Journal entries experience

  • Well-founded grasp of analysis

  • Analyze Financial Statements experience highly desired

  • Proven knowledge of account analysis

  • Quality experience with Accounting Theory

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Command of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

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

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

This role will fill as soon as a quality candidate is identified, so send your resume to larry.amacker@roberthalf.c0m for immediate and confidential consideration!

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