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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Interlaken, New Jersey

Description Robert Half has partnered with an esteemed organization to find a Staff Accountant to join their dynamic team. As a Staff Accountant, you'll be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. Many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility during the monthly close. Additionally, you'll be participating in compliance, reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, and staying connected with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The organization offering this multi-faceted short-term contract / temporary opportunity is based in the Interlaken, New Jersey region, and provides a terrific work environment where effort is rewarded.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

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

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management Requirements - Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to meet deadlines

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

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Foundational knowledge in general ledger

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Journal entries experience highly desired

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of QuickBooks

  • Adeptness in month end closings

  • Proficiency in bank reconciliations

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

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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