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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in KANSAS CITY, Missouri


Robert Half Finance is seeking candidates for a full-time Staff Accountant position, which will become a critical part of an innovative Non-Profit company. Are you driven by a challenging work environment with many components? You might thrive in this role. In this Staff Accountant role, it will be critical for you to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. This role is for someone who wants to perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. Located in the Kansas City, Missouri area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. To thrive in this position, you will need to be a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. If you or someone you know is interested in this Staff Accountant opportunity and wants to work for a well established and ethical company, then contact Melissa Valenzuela immediately at 913-451-1733.

Your responsibilities

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives

  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

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

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

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

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

  • Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers


  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Strong attention to detail

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Strong familiarity with journal entries

  • Reconciliations experience

  • Accruals experience

  • Knowledge of fixed assets

  • Workday experience desired

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Expense Reimbursements experience highly preferred

  • Practical knowledge of Form 1099

  • Adeptness in month end closings

  • Background working with general ledger

  • General familiarity with Prepare Financial Statements

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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Salary: $58,000.00 - $62,000.00 / Yearly


Date Posted: February 8, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02380-0011698336

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance