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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Kenosha, Wisconsin


There's currently a short-term temporary position available for an experienced Staff Accountant with Accountemps in the Non-Profit industry. As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. Based in the Kenosha, Wisconsin region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed


  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

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

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Comprehensive knowledge of non-profit fund accounting

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Job Cost experience preferred

  • Strong familiarity with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $24.70 - $28.60 / Hourly

Location: Kenosha, WI

Date Posted: October 22, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01320-0011598268

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance