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Robert Half Staff Accountant in KANSAS CITY, Missouri


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! Staff Accountants looking to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort will be interested in Robert Half's opportunity for ambitious and detail-oriented candidates. Based in the Kansas City, Missouri area, this Staff Accountant is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. In this role, you will 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. If you're looking for work where you will 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. Those with a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets are preferred. If you or someone you know is interested in this Staff Accountant position with a well established and growing company, please contact Melissa Valenzuela for more details!

Key responsibilities

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

  • Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

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

  • Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

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

  • Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

  • Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

    Requirements - Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Good understanding of Engineering

  • General familiarity with Accrued Expenses

  • Well-founded grasp of Monthly Accruals

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Fixed assets experience preferred

  • Wide ranging experience with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

  • Proficiency in Revenue Accounting

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Proven knowledge of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • Journal entries experience preferred

  • Previous experience working with Construction Industry

  • Earlier work involving Microsoft Excel

  • Practical knowledge of sales and use tax

  • Quality experience with JDE EnterpriseOne

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

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

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

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • ERP system experience

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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