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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Jacksonville, Florida

Description Robert Half is offering a permanent position for a skilled Staff Accountant to join their dynamic, rapidly-growing team. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing 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 assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position plays an intricate part in producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Jacksonville, Florida area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

Your responsibilities

  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

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

  • Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

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

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

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

  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

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

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting Requirements - 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Deep understanding of financial statement preparation

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • General ledger experience preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of journal entries

  • Account analysis experience

  • Proven knowledge of Oracle

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

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