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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in KANSAS CITY, Missouri


Robert Half Finance is searching for an efficient Staff Accountant to join their growing team on a full-time basis. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. Throughout the monthly close, you will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. Also, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position plays an intricate part in producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Kansas City, Missouri area, at a company where effort is rewarded. If you or someone you know is interested in this Staff Accountant position and looking for a great company to growth with, please contact Melissa Valenzuela immediately at 913-451-1733.

Key responsibilities

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

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

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

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

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

  • Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

  • Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

    Requirements - Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Skilled with ERP systems

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

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

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Journal entries experience

  • Practical knowledge of general ledger

  • QuickBooks experience

  • Experience with NetSuite

  • Strong familiarity with Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Well-founded grasp of reconciliations

  • Proven knowledge of expense reports

  • Month end closings experience

  • General familiarity with cash reconciliations

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

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