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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Lake Forest, California

Description Seeking a full-time Staff Accountant position with a terrific company? If you want to advance your career, you could receive strong compensation and excellent benefits in this position! Robert Half Finance is looking for an ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant for a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort. This Lake Forest, California area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. Candidates with the ability to to 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 will be preferred. Candidates who can participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes will be preferred for this role. You might be our ideal candidate, if you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

Responsibilities

  • In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

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

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

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

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

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

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP Requirements - Efficient in ERP systems

  • General ledger experience desired

  • Expertise in cash management

  • Foundational knowledge in System Implementation

  • Proficiency in Sage 50

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

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

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.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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